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Great Scott! Meet the real Marty McFly who drives Back To The Future's DELOREAN!
HE UNDERSTANDS the flux capacitor, travels without roads and would never go up to 88mph - Ollie Wilkey's motor is one of the most famous cars on screen...
While millions of film fans dream of owning Bond's Aston Martin or Bruce Wayne's Batmobile, Ollie Wilkey has turned his movie car fantasy into a reality.
The self-employed inventory clerk, 25, from Keynsham, Somerset, is the proud owner of a DeLorean Time Machine - the iconic vehicle made famous in the Back to the Future series.
Although sadly not capable of traveling back to 1955, the replica DeLorean features everything from fully-programmable time circuits to a flux capacitor and Mr Fusion Home Energy Reactor.
When the souped-up vehicle reaches 88kph it activates a series of lights and time travel sound effects. And, incredibly, the DeLorean can even be put in a hover conversion mode, mimicking the flying car driven by Doc Brown at the end of the first film and that plays a starring role in the second instalment of the franchise.
The car was built in Florida by an ex-NASA engineer and Universal Studios contractor, and later bought by his friend Luke, who sold it to Ollie in February this year for a five-figure sum.
Ollie said: "I love the films to bits, it all stems from that. I was looking to buy a DeLorean when I was 16, before I could actually drive.
"Quite quickly I realised they were very rare and too expensive for someone that age. But the idea stayed in the back of my mind and I saw an advert for a self-drive thing, where you could hire one for a weekend.
"A lot of deals are done through the Owners Club before they go on the open market so they go quite quickly.
"I always wanted a DeLorean, but I never really thought you'd be able to own one that looks like the film car, so I got a stock one, that emptied out my savings account."
Ollie bought his first DeLorean - a black automatic - in May 2012 and spent 18 months doing it up, before purchasing the DeLorean Time Machine in February 2014.
"I always wanted to own a DeLorean - I bought one two years ago through the owners club, and my sister's fiancé did a restoration on it," he said.
"Through the owners club I got to know Luke, and I knew he was toying with selling it."
Ollie runs a business renting the car out but still finds time to take the DeLorean for a spin - recently ferrying Jason Bradbury from the hit Channel 5 programme The Gadget Show around London.
And the real-life Marty McFly says he has become used to the amount of attention the car generates. Ollie said: "It's not like any other car - if you saw someone in a Ferrari or a rare or expensive sports car, you wouldn't necessarily go up and touch it or try and sit in it.