Apart from the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL of the mid-1950s and the experimental Mercedes-Benz C111 of the early 1970s, the best-known examples of road-cars with gull-wing doors are the Bricklin SV-1 from the 1970s, the DMC DeLorean from the 1980s, and the Tesla Model X of the 2010s.
What kind of car has gullwing back doors?
10 Coolest Cars With Gullwing Doors
- 10 Melkus RS 1000.
- 9 De Tomaso Mangusta.
- 8 Gumpert Apollo.
- 7 Apollo IE.
- 6 Mazda Autozam AZ-1.
- 5 Tesla Model X.
- 4 Mercedes 300SL Coupe.
- 3 Mercedes SLS AMG.
What is the cheapest car with butterfly doors?
The Toyota Sera, sold only in Japan in the early 90’s is probably the cheapest car from a modern manufacturer that had flip up doors: If sold in the US, it would likely have cost somewhere in the high teens when new.
What are the doors on a DeLorean called?
Most associated with the DeLorean sports car of Back to the Future fame, gullwing doors open on hinges placed at the top of the door. This means they open upward, resembling a large bird unfolding its wings. Hence the name gullwing doors, also sometimes called falcon doors.