Watch A Turbo Engine Shoot Flames In Slow Motion

Ford's Rallycross Fiestas use some of the most high-strung race engines in the world. Here's what it looks like when they shoot flames on the overrun. » 3/18/15 2:32pm 3/18/15 2:32pm

Here's What Happens When You Put 192 Sticks Of Dynamite In An Old Chevy

Watch A $200,000 Porsche 911 Turbo S Burn To The Ground

This Bizarre Video Explains Why People Tend To Avoid Using Methanol Fuel

What you're watching is not a young Robby Gordon, taking a break from a little racing at the 1997 Indy 500, just to frolic in the grass. What you're watching is Robby Gordon fighting desperately to save his own life, as his car burst into searing hot flames. Except a big problem is that the fire is completely… » 1/29/15 12:20pm 1/29/15 12:20pm

If A Car Is Burning In A Garage Your Car Will Probably Burn Too Sorry

If you see a Ferrari or whatever parked in a parking garage, just... park your car somewhere else, I guess. It's not going to survive. From the moment that fire starts, to the moment it turns into face-melting raging inferno, is literally about four minutes. » 1/23/15 10:42am 1/23/15 10:42am

Firefighters Attempt To Extinguish Car Fire And Everything Goes To Hell

Here's a little cooking recipe, handed down from my step-uncle's roommate's brother's sister. Take one Mercedes, and completely engulf it in flames. Leave it on top of a big hill. Don't set the parking brake. Add firefighters, a high pressure fire hose, and now water everywhere to reduce the friction. The result is… » 1/21/15 6:06pm 1/21/15 6:06pm

New Year’s Eve Car Fires Dropped By 12% In France To A Still Crazy 940

France's Interior Ministry says 2015 started well after only 940 cars were set ablaze on New Year's Eve, which is 12 per cent less than the 1,067 that got carbequed last year. Success indeed! » 1/02/15 10:08am 1/02/15 10:08am

Now You'll Know Exactly How Lamborghinis Manage To Self-Immolate

Lamborghinis definitely, definitely, definitely have a history of catching fire. But the key question in so many conflagrations was how they were managing to go up in flames. It turns out, it's because they get so enthused with being a raging Italian bull, that they can't help but set themselves on fire. » 11/03/14 9:45pm 11/03/14 9:45pm

This Is The Only Good And Proper Way To React When Your Car Is On Fire

I mean, what else do you say? What else can you say? Besides "OH GOD SOMEONE PLEASE GET A FIRE EXTINGUISHER MY CAR IS ON FIRE," what else do you say? Besides that? You say what this guy says. » 10/23/14 7:15pm 10/23/14 7:15pm

Car Candle Causes Catastrophic Conflagration (In Florida)

In case you needed a reminder to *not* drive around with fire in your car; check out the complete obliteration wrought on this Ford Fusion when it was left unattended with a burning candle inside at a gas station. » 10/09/14 9:59pm 10/09/14 9:59pm

NOOOOOOO! First Porsche 918 Spyder Burns To Ground In Gas Station Fire

Porsche has never been a company to let Ferrari hog all the glory, so when we heard a LaFerrari went up in flames, we knew a Porsche 918 Spyder wouldn't be far behind. This one in Toronto looks like it was engulfed in an inferno, as befitting any proper supercar. And so, it begins. » 9/28/14 8:56pm 9/28/14 8:56pm

This Is How Mad Dutchies Test A Car (With Explosions)

Here we have an old Daihatsu Charade and I think it's time to answer the question that's on all of our minds: how does it handle being exploded? » 9/18/14 1:00pm 9/18/14 1:00pm

Rally Driver Races In-Car Fire To The Finish Line

This rally driver wasn't just hunting for a fast time, he had a very good reason to race to the finish line, even with his cockpit bursting into flames. » 9/03/14 7:15pm 9/03/14 7:15pm

This Seems To Be The World's First LaFerrari Fire

A LaFerrari took to the Trento-Bondone Hill Climb in Italy, and based on the pics and video below, it looks like something behind the bumper got very hot, very quickly. » 7/07/14 10:01pm 7/07/14 10:01pm

​Tesla Shareholder's Lawsuit Alleges Musk Lied About Model S Safety

Tesla is being sued by one pissed off shareholder, claiming that the automaker, Elon Musk, and its board lied about the safety of the Model S. But, as always, it's more complicated than that. » 7/07/14 9:00pm 7/07/14 9:00pm

Need For Speed Car Catches On Fire In Spain

Watch A Raging Inferno Totally Engulf A $24 Million Yacht

Watching someone's dreams, someone's tangible proof of accomplishment, completely go up in flames is always a Sad Thing. But that doesn't make it any less hypnotizing to watch, as the unstoppable onslaught of fiery destruction totally consumes this guy's yacht. » 6/21/14 11:29am 6/21/14 11:29am

Why Richard Hammond Is Glad His Porsche GT3 Could've Caught On Fire

Top Gear's Richard Hammond is glad his brand-new 911 GT3 had to be recalled because other GT3s were catching on fire. And maybe Porsche should be, too. » 6/05/14 10:04am 6/05/14 10:04am