John Delorean - A Story of FBI Agents, Drugs, Civil War and a Car

1 jul 2020
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This is one of the wildest stories in automotive history, a story of how far a man would go to chase his dream. This is the John Delorean story.
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Sources:
time.com/4180894/delorean-history/
www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/once-upon-a-time-the-delorean-promised-to-lay-rubber-through-the-automotive-industry/
www.entermyworld.com/cat/articles/playboy/pbmay81c1x1.jpg
seworld.info/will/aZvGrtrSrGqH1Xk/video
www.considerable.com/entertainment/retronaut/john-delorean-car-history/
people.com/movies/who-was-john-delorean-80s-mogul-arrested-for-cocaine/
www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/06/framing-john-delorean-movie
www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/john-delorean-dmc-facts/
www.forbes.com/wheels/news/john-delorean-reinvented-the-dream-car-then-he-totaled-it/
www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47860011
www.britannica.com/biography/John-Zachary-DeLorean
edition.cnn.com/style/article/dmc-delorean/index.html
www.irishtimes.com/topics/topics-7.1213540?article=true&tag_person=John+Delorean

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  • The cars back then look way better than today’s cars to me

    Melanie MadisonMelanie Madison3 dagar sedan
  • The most heartbreaking story ever.

    YegaYega7 dagar sedan
  • Check out 'Driven' on Netflix, it's based on his story.

    NIVV OfficialNIVV Official10 dagar sedan
  • I was expecting a John McAfee kind of story and instead I got a story of a guy working his ass off for a dream, having it torn away and going down a dark route to try and save that dream Can only feel bad for the man based on the info given here

    QuakeQuake10 dagar sedan
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  • Soo.. we can yet add another reason to hate the witch Thatcher..

    Super knullischSuper knullisch12 dagar sedan
  • His life story should be a movie. That’s how interesting his life was.

    ITsTyypicalITsTyypical14 dagar sedan
  • Back to the future - The first film was the highest-grossing film of 1985 and became an international phenomenon. Came out the year after Delorian went broke.

    mike allenmike allen15 dagar sedan
  • His wife crossed her fingers when she said 'for better or for worse'

    mike allenmike allen15 dagar sedan
  • I'm using John DeLorean for my Shakespearian tragic hero project for english and it's so perfect. Thanks for making the vid it made research much easier

    Kå AerospaceKå Aerospace19 dagar sedan
  • I think you did a pretty honest analysis of your subject. So thank you. I really respected John Delorean, & was very bummed out when the ill-fated cocaine/financing deal stole the headlines, & John faded into obscurity until his death. Very sad ending to an otherwise great story.

    ThorThor19 dagar sedan
  • “Sure as shoot “

    TwoOreosOneCupTwoOreosOneCup20 dagar sedan
  • Alot of “coincidences” here....

    Former Government Human #4937Former Government Human #493721 dag sedan
  • Amazing Story !!! thanks for posting. Cheers from Adelaide

    Ruben D. LopezRuben D. Lopez25 dagar sedan
  • An amazing story... very sad ending. Thanks so much for making this video.

    Jonathan JJonathan J26 dagar sedan
  • GM might have planned for a cocaine trap watching him helpless... :/

    AshishAshish28 dagar sedan
  • He was a brilliant visionary so close to achieving the dream. It will always be interesting to speculate what DMC could have been

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  • Got to respect his efforts to save his company and employees

    josh cullenjosh cullenMånad sedan
  • His car was great, but his cocaine was way better 😆

    Simon MessengerSimon MessengerMånad sedan
  • Wow, I watched two videos from ColdFusion today, both of men failing at their businesses, and their wives leaving them shortly afterwards (DoLorean, Gary Kildall). Makes me really want to start a family..

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  • The Pontiac GTO has been my favorite car for over 35 years!

    Christine CrawfordChristine CrawfordMånad sedan
  • I mean he tried so hard and got cancelled by the british government honestly he did care enough about paying his employee's who had no experience, I see this guy with utmost respect

    Oscar GoldmanOscar GoldmanMånad sedan
  • Played by General Motor

    Ifty IslamIfty IslamMånad sedan
  • A thing worth mentioning is that DMC is back for some time. They build new DeLoreans out of parts the company actually produced before going bankrupt.

    SparrowNoblePolandSparrowNoblePolandMånad sedan
  • I have respect for this guy.... he conquered the business world and when times got tough he didn't shy away from dark markets.

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  • Should've reached out to SoftBanks

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  • I was told a Texas millionare bought all the parts and will build a car for a customer for $40k or something. My father has one, I was an automatic. Very few automatics were made.

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  • so..you're saying elon musk financed tesla with cocaine but didn't get caught?

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  • This guy thought he bought 67 kilos for stock in a worthless company? Man.

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  • "The UK government had changed leadership to Margaret Thatcher." Uh-oh.

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  • All the references to John Delorean talk about engineering, it seems the reality was that he was a damn good salesman. That's the difference between Deloean and Elon Musk. Musk IS an engineer. Actually, an engineering genius.

    David TuerDavid TuerMånad sedan
  • it'll still look striking in 2077

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  • its crazy that the us gouverment always gets away with selling coke to unthinking citizens and the one they couldve twisted the whole story around they just didnt? wtf america i thought you were worse then this i really did. But for real why do they dont do this with the little people. would make way more sense

    Gareon ConleyGareon ConleyMånad sedan
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  • Dam the CIA killed this mans company

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  • where was Bill Gates when you needed him?

    Sherlocke HolmesSherlocke HolmesMånad sedan
  • i dont understang how a little guy like PAGANI in italy at the same time STARTED the PAGANI MOTOR COMPANY AN IS STiLL IN BUSINESS selling cars , while the delorean failed

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  • poor guy,he didnt know that The CIA/FBI imported cocaine.

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  • The govt did him so dirty. Yeah drugs suck, but I feel so bad for this man. The DeLorean has become such an iconic car tho.

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  • Jesus of Nazareth, who was God in the flesh of a man, died for the remission of sin, including yours, was buried, and rose form the dead 3 days later. If you simply believe in this to apply to you and trust Jesus to save you from hell then you have everlasting life in heaven. As Jesus says in John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he sent his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life."

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  • I would still buy a used car from him of he was still around.

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  • Well that explains why it is so hard to find that car.. such a retro beauty

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  • If I had the means, I'd buy one of the ones that remain functional today.

    Jeffery SternerJeffery Sterner2 månader sedan
  • FBI entrapped him.was proven n court I think? He didnt go jail tho

    Brian NrewerBrian Nrewer2 månader sedan
  • You should watch other documentaries on this guy (BBC iPlayer), he screwed people out of their money left, right and centre!

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  • Dang he was brought in to bust and never been involved in drugs ? That’s a lot why people think the sea and fbi is a joke. The people he made mad prob knew he was looking for money and set this up. Glad to see the result but that was some bs

    Eric TannerEric Tanner2 månader sedan
  • Is it any surprise an ex GM executive produced a failed car company?

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  • I was with you until you butchered Georgetto Gigario's name.

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  • This sounds too much like Tesla and Musk

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  • So the government had 67 million in 1980 $s. Neighbors approached him when he was desperate. And the government needed a high profile target.

    Paul CooverPaul Coover2 månader sedan
  • John DeLorean was a hero of mine thank you for this an excellent video.

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  • Dagogo - 'undoubtably' is not a word, you probably mean 'undoubtedly'. At 6:04 you can see my former house in the back ground. John was a saviour, he provided employment for more than 1000 people in one of the most deprived areas of Western Europe at the time. People still speak fondly of the man.

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  • John Delorean was married three times. How did anyone think he was going to be stable enough to manage an auto company?

    Lucid DreamerLucid Dreamer2 månader sedan
  • He should have made the flux capacitor available as an option.

    Lucid DreamerLucid Dreamer2 månader sedan
  • His advertising slogan was "When this baby hits 88 miles an hour, you're gonna see some serious shit.

    Lucid DreamerLucid Dreamer2 månader sedan
  • What a change

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  • The story goes. He built the world's biggest shit box.

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  • 😭😥

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  • This car made car companies think outside the box

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  • This video is WAY too negative! John Delorean was a completely brilliant engineer, manager, and marketer. He was ACQUITTED of any criminal wrongdoing. Maybe you should do a video on how the FBI/DEA sets up people, THEN accuses them of committing crimes? Which is ILLEGAL entrapment. The DeLorean didn't fail because of a single snow storm, LMAO. It failed due to a lack of demand, cost overruns, and unfavorable exchange rates. Do some more research bub.

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  • Hahaha, excellent tale. This guy would be running in the Presidential primaries if it was happening now. With a little hand-wringing, a promise to do better, and a "praise God"... who knows? As many of these comments show, Americans, in particular, have an appetite for these big-chinned, buccaneering, narcissistic, snake-oil salesmen, as long as they can grasp a Bible and promise to cut taxes. Amen.

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  • I kinda like this guy now that I know the full story. I dont know why. He seemed earnest through this all. His morals were at times, to put it mildly, questionable. But he seemed like someone who cared for something he put his heart in

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  • Thatcher even fucked up at capitalism. I grew up under her reign of cruelty, I'm allowed to hate her!

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  • Absolute legend

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  • Feel super bad for him :/

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