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GLT Datebook: DeLoreans In The Spotlight

May 27, 2017

The 26th Annual  Champagne British Car Festival is highlighting the DeLorean -- the car that was transformed into a time machine in Back to the Future.

  • The Festival is Sunday, June 4 beginning at 9 a.m. at the David Davis Mansion in Bloomington.
  • The DeLorean is noted for it's unusual winged door design, plus the fact that it was made from stainless steel.
  • While the car is no longer manufactured, it lives on as the time machine created by Doc Brown in Back to the Future.
  • There will be at least one DeLorean at the Festival that's been tricked out to resemble the car in the film.
  • Other British cars will also be on display, including Jaguar, MG Bentley, Triumph and more.
  • British food will be available on site.  For those not fond of bangers and mash, there's also good old fashioned Yankee food.
  • Visitors can enjoy the the Mecum Auction’s “Mobile Experience” trailer, which will allow visitors to have their pictures taken as they appear to be auctioning off a show car. 

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