(NEWSER) – A car that's been stuck in the past can now go forward into the future, thanks to a government initiative that's allowing new models to be made for the first time in 35 years, KPRC reports. DeLoreans—the vehicle made famous in the Back to the Future movie franchise—are heading back into production in Humble, Texas, and it will be the first time the iconic car will be manufactured on American soil.
"It's fantastic. It is a game-changer for us," DeLorean CEO Stephen Wynne tells KPRC. Wynne notes that he's got enough parts to put together about 300 cars, and although he anticipates initial output to be just one car a month, he's hoping to jack that to one a week. The first car is slated to be finished by early 2017. The anticipated price for one of these future throwbacks: $45,000 to $55,000 for a refurb, a vague "less than $100,000" for a new model.
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