American engineer John DeLorean established a company in Northern Ireland to build his car, the DMC 12.  This was designed by Giorgio Guigiaro and had gull-wing doors.  Sales were poor and the company only lasted for two years – 1981 to 1982.  

1981 DeLorean DMC 12. Model by Vitesse
1981 DeLorean DMC 12 ("Back to the Future"). Model by Minichamps
1982 DeLorean DMC 12 ("Back to the Future Part II"). Model by Vitesse