The DeLorean is going Back to the Future ... literally.

The website Click 2 Houston is reporting that the iconic car from the 1985 classic movie Back to the Future is preparing for a return to the production lines, which could see it deliver a new car as early as 2017.

"It's fantastic. It is a game-changer for us. We've been wanting this to happen," DeLorean CEO Stephen Wynne told the website. "That was a green light to go back into production. That was prohibited. It was against the law to do it."

The exciting news comes nearly 35 years after the last DeLorean was built. Wynne, who moved the DeLorean Motor Company to the Houston area in 1987, added that the automaker's new car will be produced in the United States.

How many? Well, Wynne estimates that he has enough stock parts to manufacture close to 300 cars, aiming to scale from building one a month to one per week.

"It's huge for us. It means we're back as a car company again," Wynne said.

Those worrying that DeLorean will fiddle with the iconic look of its car, fear not.

"There's no reason to change the appearance of the car," Wynne said. "As we go into the program, we'll decide what areas need to be freshened up."

Currently, car enthusiasts can purchase a refurbished DeLorean model anywhere from $45,000 to $55,000, but this news marks a brand new car being put into production that is expected to come in under the $100,000 mark.

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