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1981, Automatic, Census, DeLoreans, Excellent, Georgia, Owner, Stainless Steel, USA

VIN 05950


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05950
7/6/2019 14:01:52
1981
OCT 81
Buford
Georgia
USA
Stainless Steel
Stock PRV
Automatic
720
Excellent
Grey
Excellent
No
Grooved
No
Left-Rear
Yes
Craig
Not sure
Garaged / Inside
USA / GA
Stan Reiff Sr
Yes
Mid-State DeLorean Club
5/20/2016
Owner
Male
50-59
Other
CPA
0m to 100m / 0km to 160km
Excellent
6/1/2019
1st Owner - Chapman S Root - Coca Cola Bottling Company
2nd Owner - Truett Cathy - Founder of Chick-fil-A
3rd Owner - Stanley Reiff, Sr - Partner, CapinCrouse, LLP (CPA Firm)
3rd owner
Other
Purchased from Truett Cathy's Estate (Founder of Chick-Fil-A)
Never (Museum / Display only)
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SCEDT26T9BD005950



  • Original Owner: Chapman S. Root – Grandson of Chapman J Root – designer and developer of the Coca-Cola bottle, Root Glass Co.
    • Chapman ordered the car a year before it was delivered by the local Renault dealership in Daytona Beach, FL
    • Chapman had a love for fast cars and personally knew John DeLorean who talked him into purchasing the car on a whim.
    • Chapman and his boys put approximately 500 miles on the car in the first few weeks before they parked the DeLorean in their car collection.
      • Chapman S (Dad) drove it a couple of times
      • Chapman J., William S., R Christopher, John S. o J. Preston – youngest son was allowed to drive to college and back one weekend
      • Chapman S Root and S Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A were friends In 1999, Preston Root sold his dad’s DeLorean to Truett Cathy.
  • 2nd Owner: S. Truett Cathy, Founder
    • Truett purchased this DeLorean from the Chapman’s estate on March 11, 1999.
    • With great pride he exhibited his iconic car in his car collection at corporate offices
    • Eventually moved the DeLorean to his private collection at his home in Jonesboro, GA
    • Truett and family only drove the car approximately 100 miles
    • Many of Truett’s car collection sold at 2nd Annual Founder’s Day, May 20, 2016
  • 3rd Owner: Stanley P. Reiff, Sr stan@reiffassociates.com
    • Purchased on May 20, 2016 from S. Truett Cathy Estate
    • Currently the DeLorean has approximately 725 miles