A highly controversial and immensely influential figure in the American automotive industry, John DeLorean had a truly hectic life which culminated in the creation of his own manufacturer, the DeLorean Motor Company. Netflix takes a look at his life in the documentary series Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean.
Posted on August 14, 2021 at 11:45 a.m.
Charles René La Presse
Beyond the DeLorean DMC-12, that rear mid-engined car popularized by the Back to the Future movies and produced for just three years, DeLorean pioneered the muscle car concept with the Pontiac GTO, which has was created in 1963.
The engineer, who died in 2005, was also arrested and charged with cocaine trafficking by the FBI in 1982 and subsequently acquitted. Netflix focuses on the shadowy sides of this fascinating character and his relentless quest for power.