In Robert Zemeckis Trilogie „Back to the Future“served as a time machine of his time a sports car type DeLorean DMC-12. And just as a vehicle now has a group of students at the Queen'S University modernized in Belfast, Northern Ireland and installed an electric drive. Maintaining, however, was the original 5-speed gearbox of the vehicle.

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The fact that a university in Northern Ireland such a project makes, is no coincidence: On the one hand, the network is in charging stations for electric vehicles there relatively tight and secondly, the DeLorean were built at the beginning of the 80s near Belfast, although it was the manufacturer DMC to a US firm. a Video the electric runabout in driving there is not yet, there hang the Belfast of the future but a bit behind. After all, they have already recorded in February, as the combination of a new electric motor and old gear sounds:

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