The wildly creative and prolific builder of bonkers racecars for the 24 Hours of Lemons races, Speedycop, had a bit of a tragedy early this morning when his helicopter-turned-racecar-and-boat, the Speedycopter, caught fire and burned while en route to a radio interview in Philadelphia.
We all love a good project car story. It’s delightful hearing about that restored MG or the track-reborn Miata. This is a story about a Tesla Model S.
That is a car, on fire, in metro Detroit. Open another tab to get a clearer glimpse of the images below because, damn, that is intense. Remarkably, according to local TV stations in the area, there are no injuries to report.
Yeah, so this is terrifying. Watch how fast a fuel leak in Ben Waddell’s Miata turns the car into a cage of fire.
An Australian surfer is claiming his car was scorched after his brand-new iPhone 7, which was wrapped up in some clothing in his car for a few hours, spontaneous combusted, according to a report from Yahoo News.
Shelly Shields from Alberta, Canada just dropped some big coin on a new Ford F-450 King Ranch, only to learn that the thing shoots flames out of its tailpipe like a rocket ship. What’s going on?
We should all observe a moment of silence for a fallen F40, one of the most legendary supercars in history. This one in the UK just burned to the ground shortly after being fully restored, according to a post on Ferrari Chat, making this owner the unluckiest bastard on earth. Worse yet, the car—one of only about…
A fire at a music festival in Portugal this week spread across a parking lot and burnt up a staggering 422 cars. Amazingly, no one was injured.
Remember the whole “help me Tom Cruise” scene in Talladega Nights? Yeah. That was making light of one of the most terrifying fires that auto racing has ever, or rather never, seen.
Looks like the New York Auto Show is going out with a literal bang, because holy crap, a Porsche 993 just exploded in the Javits Center.
Lyle Barnett is an experienced drag racer, but nothing prepares you for the moment your engine turns into a pressurized flamethrower aimed directly at your face. He was lucky to survive, but his scars and his words serve as an important warning to everybody who drives hard.
Floyd Mayweather is a man of means, and he likes to spend his means on a collection of uninspired expensive cars he doesn’t drive. Sadly, his Rich Basic Dude car collection is down four members after last night following a trailer fire.
Last month, we caught the first glimpse of what was probably the world’s first Lamborghini Aventador Roadster fire in Dubai from cell phone shots and a faraway video. Now, we have a much better look at how this went down, and it ain’t pretty.
Reports out of Dubai mean this could very well be the first Lamborghini Aventador SV on fire on the planet. It happened on a stretch of the Dubai Marina and apparently started in the engine before gobbling up the rest of the supercar.
Think you can skimp on fire safety in your race car build? Think again.
What happens when your Porsche 911 Turbo S catches on fire down the street from the Hot Rod Magazine offices? The video of your woe goes online.
Houston traffic is bad enough without sports cars catching fire all over the gosh-durn place!
"Poorly-attended campfires, train and machinery sparks, tossed cigarette butts and dry weather" were factors, but add some lightning to the mix, and cities in the Northwest need to be evacuated, leaving homes and cars behind for the blaze.
Say what you will about Austin, TX, but you have to admire those people really committing to the whole "keep Austin weird" campaign. This guy is really doing his part, because what's weirder than a flaming Jeep driving itself through three major intersections? In this case "weird"="dangerous."