At last week's burnout competition in Vernon, Texas, one Firebird did a burnout so massive, the car caught on fire. As the announcer rightfully points out, that's why they call it a Firebird.
A Fisker Karma hybrid-electric luxury sedan set itself on fire earlier this evening as the owner went to purchase groceries, Jalopnik has exclusively learned. The cause of the fire is unknown but photos show extensive damage to the front left quadrant of the car.
If our vintage classic car was getting incinerated in a trailer, we'd be pretty upset, but we wouldn't scream "is this your first fire?!" at the responding firefighters, unlike this vocal Illinois woman.
The fire that destroyed a Charlton, Mass.-based European car restoration shop this weekend resulted in the destruction of a dozen cars. Among them were Porsche 356s and 911s, a couple of Jaguar E-types, a 1930s Rolls Royce, and a Mercedes or two.
Jalopnik has learned some new details on what may have caused the five-alarm warehouse blaze in Central Massachusetts Thursday night that destroyed an auto restoration garage and multiple classic cars inside.
A massive five alarm blaze in Charlton, MA last night claimed an entire strip mall of six businesses, including Werke Classic, a classic car restoration shop. The damage is estimated at $2 million.
Somehow no one was injured when a van on Moscow's Kashira highway exploded into a hugely massive fireball last Friday.
There are few concepts more prone to disaster than an exotic car test drive. Combine a salesman staring down a large payday with a driver determined to push the limits of an powerful unfamiliar car and things like the fiery crash you see here are bound to happen.
A Burlington woman died Monday after dousing herself in gasoline and setting herself ablaze at a filling station.
Just when we thought we had seen all the world of car fires had to offer, a 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon manages to surprise us. The van performed the seemingly impossible this past week when it drove itself uphill into a nearby condo after setting itself ablaze.
Ferrari has produced fiery sports cars throughout its long history, but the flames have been more literal than figurative as of late. The latest in a spate of ferrar-b-ques burned on a Polish highway this week, destroying a $430,000 FF coupe.
The safety of electric vehicles is being questioned in China after a crash involving a BYD taxi resulted in this massive explosion, killing its driver and two passengers.
A Long Island, N.Y. car dealership caught the whole thing on its security camera: Two would be thieves, unsuccessful in their attempts to steal a 2012 Audi S5 convertible, returned an hour later, set it on fire and fled again.
Fisker's hybrid-electric Karma is being blamed for a house fire in Sugar Land, Texas that occurred last week. Three minutes after the owner pulled into his garage, his electric luxury sedan burst into flames, torching his two other cars and a sizable chunk of his house.
Chris Rado has been busy for the past few years building the fastest, wildest front-wheel drive time attack car the world has seen. He can rest assured he was testing the boundaries of what's possible when his 1,200 horsepower Scion TC simply exploded.
Static electricity and several propane tanks combined this past week with fiery results at a McDonalds drive-thru in Coachella, Ca. According to MSNBC.com the driver of the truck was in the process of investigating a hissing sound when a propane tank in the truck exploded in flames.
Arvin's 1993 Mazda RX-7 is a work of art. A brilliant tangerine example of one of the loveliest Japanese cars ever built. It's why he invited Ronnie Corado to photograph it for StanceNation.com. It's a good thing Ronnie got some nice shots before the burnout portion and the resulting unintentional fire.