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Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition: Back to the Future Style & Sound

Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition: Back to the Future Style & Sound

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The DeLorean Connection
  • Key Features and Specifications
  • What's in the Box
  • Quotes: Cambridge Audio & DeLorean
  • Price & Availability
  • Additional Notes


Cambridge Audio, a renowned British audio brand, has unveiled a unique and exciting addition to their Evo series: the Evo 150 DeLorean Edition Network Amplifier. This special edition celebrates Cambridge Audio's partnership with the iconic DeLorean Motor Company, Inc. and pays homage to both the classic DeLorean DMC-12 and its futuristic successor, the Alpha5 EV.

The DeLorean Connection

The Evo 150 DeLorean Edition boasts a striking bare metal design inspired by the legendary DeLorean DMC-12. It features meticulously crafted, brushed bodywork and silver detailing for a sleek, timeless aesthetic. This special edition truly stands out with two interchangeable magnetic side panels:

  • Classic: Replicates the front grille and classic logos of the DeLorean DMC-12 for a nostalgic 80s vibe.
  • Modern: Features brushed metal panels and the modern DeLorean logo from the Alpha5 EV for a futuristic appeal.

Key Features and Specifications

The Evo 150 DeLorean Edition isn't just about style – it delivers impressive audio performance and versatility:

  • Amplification: Class-D Hypex Ncore, 150 watts per channel (into 8 ohms), capable of driving two sets of speakers (A+B)
  • DAC: ESS SABRE ES9018k2m for high-resolution audio from digital sources
  • Analog Inputs: 1 x RCA, 1 x balanced XLR, 1 x Moving Magnet (MM) phono stage
  • Analog Outputs: Speakers A+B, 3.5mm headphone, Preamp out, Subwoofer out
  • Digital Inputs: 2 x TOSLINK optical, 1 x S/PDIF coaxial, 1 x HDMI-ARC (TV), USB Audio in
  • Streaming Support: StreamMagic Gen 4 platform, Bluetooth aptX HD, multiroom compatibility (Google Home, Apple Airplay, Roon)
  • Connectivity: Dual-band WiFi (2.4/5gHz)
  • Control: Dual-concentric rotary dial, 6.8-inch LCD display, StreamMagic app (iOS/Android)
  • Dimensions (WHD): 317 x 89 x 352mm (12.48 x 3.5 x 13.9 inches)
  • Weight: 5.3 kg (11.11 oz)

What's in the Box

  • Evo 150 Network Player (with bare metal finish)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety Guide
  • Mains Lead
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • 2 Sets of Customizable Side Panels ('Classic' and 'Modern')

Quotes: Cambridge Audio & DeLorean

James Johnson-Flint (Cambridge Audio Owner): "From Day One, the relationship between our two brands has been fuelled by a bold attitude and an emotional connection to the music we all love,…DeLorean evokes genuine passion and mirrors Cambridge’s approach to music in everything it does. This special edition...reveals the bare bones of the Evo 150 in all its glory and reflects the design attributes that have made DeLorean iconic.”

Cameron Wynne (DeLorean Chief Brand Officer): “We are super excited to continue our partnership with Cambridge. Both our brands have put their stamp on the past and are still committed to defining the future,… Motoring and music have always gone hand in hand. This DeLorean Edition is the perfect way to show your love of both, even when you’re not enjoying the open road.”

Price & Availability

The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition will be available in North America, Asia, and Europe starting April 2024. It will retail for $3,199 / £2,099 / €2,499.

Additional Notes

  • VU Meters: A firmware update in May 2024 will add a customizable VU meter display option to the existing Evo 150 and Evo 75 models.
  • Legacy and Innovation: This collaboration perfectly blends Cambridge Audio's audio expertise with DeLorean's iconic automotive legacy.