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Kombi's DeLorean makeover takes Volkswagen back to the future

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There's no doubt that nostalgia sells, and both the iconic Volkswagen Kombi and timeless Back to the Future movies have it in spades. So maybe targeting a highly specific group of wealthy automotive aficionados that like both retro-Volkswagens and the Back To The Future movies isn't as crazy as it sounds – or maybe it is. Either way, this restored van gives us an idea of what might have been if Doc Brown's taste in vehicles had been different.

There's no doubt that nostalgia sells, and both the iconic Volkswagen Kombi and timeless Back to the Future movies have it in spades. So maybe targeting a highly specific group of wealthy automotive aficionados that like both retro-Volkswagens and the Back To The Future movies isn't as crazy as it sounds – or maybe it is. Either way, this restored van gives us an idea of what might have been if Doc Brown's taste in vehicles had been different.

The back is fitted with a in-built TV so passengers can watch the Back to the...

Some older features are maintained, like the classic speedometer

The Volkswagen Kombi complete with DeLorean-like gull-wing doors

Everything is styled up, including the engine in the back

Restored by Nashville-based luxury outfit Velocity Motorcars, the restoration starts with a 1967 Kombi, rejuvenated both inside and out. Perhaps the most dramatic changes are the custom-built gull-wing doors, which mirror those of a classic DeLorean, and a gray paint job to reflect the DeLorean's unpainted stainless steel body panels.

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