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1978 De Lorean DMC-12 European spec specs


Curb weight 1420 kilograms (3131 pounds)
Year introduced 1978
Displacement 2800 cubic centimeters (2.8 liters / 171 cubic inches)
Maximum power 170 metric horsepower (168 brake horsepower / 125 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 235 Newton-meters (173 pound-feet)
Engine location rear-mounted
Drive all wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 8.0 seconds
0 to 100 kph 8.8 seconds
Quarter mile 18.3 s @ 86 mph
Top speed 177 kph / 110 mph


DMC-12 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 7.8 s @ 57 mph
1/8 mile 11.7 s @ 73 mph
1000 feet 15.2 s @ 81 mph
1/4 mile 18.3 s @ 86 mph
2000 feet 24.0 s @ 91 mph
1/2 mile 28.8 s @ 94 mph
3000 feet 31.3 s @ 96 mph

DMC-12 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 1.6 s
0 - 20 mph 2.8 s
0 - 30 mph 3.4 s
0 - 40 mph 4.1 s
0 - 50 mph 5.4 s
0 - 60 mph 8.0 s
0 - 70 mph 12.7 s
0 - 80 mph 19.5 s
0 - 90 mph 27.1 s

DMC-12 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 1.0 s
0 - 20 kph 2.0 s
0 - 30 kph 2.7 s
0 - 40 kph 3.1 s
0 - 50 kph 3.5 s
0 - 60 kph 3.9 s
0 - 70 kph 4.4 s
0 - 80 kph 5.4 s
0 - 90 kph 6.8 s
0 - 100 kph 8.8 s
0 - 110 kph 11.8 s
0 - 120 kph 15.6 s
0 - 130 kph 20.1 s
0 - 140 kph 24.8 s
0 - 150 kph 29.5 s
0 - 160 kph 34.0 s

DMC-12 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 8.1 s @ 94 kph
200 meters 11.7 s @ 117 kph
300 meters 15.1 s @ 131 kph
400 meters 18.2 s @ 139 kph
500 meters 21.1 s @ 144 kph
600 meters 23.8 s @ 147 kph
700 meters 26.3 s @ 149 kph
800 meters 28.7 s @ 152 kph
900 meters 31.0 s @ 154 kph
1 kilometers 33.3 s @ 158 kph

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