More power equals more better, but sometimes trying to eke out those last couple horsepower from your tuner can result in enormous fiery explosions. Case in point: this ill-fated dyno pull video.

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There’s not much information on this video clip, but the explosive car in question looks to be a second generation Volkswagen Gol from Brazil. Based on the severity of the explosion, I wouldn’t be surprised if there was Nitrous involved.

While we applaud anyone who’s trying to get more performance from their car, we can’t help but feel bad for this guy. Watch as the little four banger tries to hop out of the hatchback’s engine bay:

Topshot: Quero morrer de catapora/Youtube