Have you ever screwed something up, and then realized that since you’re already boned, you may as well finish the job and just really, really screw things up so it’s a total shitshow? I know I have, and I suspect that was the line of thinking in this Mercedes’ ECU when it somehow caught on fire in the middle of a damn …
First, let me get this out of the way: I didn’t wish for the for the BMW to explode, I was only expecting it to and was disappointed when it didn’t after everyone cleared out of the way. Because I was apparently raised on Michael Bay movies. Does that make me an asshole?
ABC News—helmed by Brian Ross, who has an incredibly weak track record when it comes to covering cars—has a big new investigation out about how a few dozen BMW vehicles have randomly burst into flames while parked and turned off. Strange? Sure. Too bad it’s more of a non-story than anything.
Ever get your car stuck in the snow? It’s no fun. And getting a car unstuck from snow is often a messy, difficult affair that often doesn’t even work at all. Still, no matter how stuck your car is, having the end result of your attempts to free your car be that you get locked out of your running, in gear car, and that…
In all my years at racetracks around the world, there’s one button I’ve never pressed. But this weekend, I pushed it, and I pushed it, and I kept pushing it until I could push it no more.
A man took his 12-year-old son for a ride in a 700 horsepower Camaro when the fuel system failed and hell decided to take up residence in the car’s interior.
Just a few days ago, David Mahler had his contracting company quit the agreements with the state of Louisiana to remove Confederate monuments, citing death threats and threatening calls to his home. It seems like quitting wasn’t enough for some disturbed people, as his Lamborghini was found burned to the ground this…
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.
If you live near Pennsylvania and are free this weekend you should go check out the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally in Wellsboro, PA. The rally starts tomorrow and runs through saturday evening. Check out their site for spectator details, grab your friends, and road trip to a rally.
It would appear that the fire department of Daran, Isfahan, Iran, has at least one operational fire apparatus, but not a single firefighter on staff who knows how to fucking run it without needlessly putting themselves in extreme danger.
Disaster struck the quiet French countryside at Noyal-Pontivy, Brittany a few days ago when a botched barbecue operation set a field ablaze.
Things are heating up this week. This time a trailer transporting a Ferrari 430 Scdueria, a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 as well as a couple of Bentley Flying Spurs and a BMW X6M went up in flames in Nakhon Ratchasima, Bangkok.
While we may give Porsche some flack for building an SUV, the Cayenne is rather good at everything it's supposed to be good at.
The US Postal Service is famous for their creed "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."
A fire at a box and supply store in Ohio last night quickly spread to a car collision repair shop next door that also stores vintage automobiles. Firefighters and workers at the garage rushed to save the cars from the intense fire.
Not content to leave all the fiery fun to exotic cars, a Chevy Impala recently decided to torch itself after a routine oil change. As you can see, everything appears to be business as usual until a service technician started the car and interrupted his co-worker's snack time by starting an unexpected engine fire.
The Ferrari F430 is the Ken Griffey, Sr. of Italian sports cars: great in its day but overshadowed by its offspring. No more. This Houston F430 decided to steal the 458 Italia's best move and self-immolate for us on camera.
The seller of this 1975 Jaguar XJ6L — left sitting for five years — had apparently intended the car not be on fire when it hit eBay. Yet, just after the auction started, so did a conflagration somewhere in the forward compartment.