The mysterious cars discovered last month within a once state-of-the-art robot parking garage in Scotland for 15 years are still there, except now they’re being accidentally set ablaze.
This is one of those stories that, at first, just seems simple and terrible. Unfortunately, the more that gets revealed, the less simple everything becomes. The whole thing revolves around one awful event: a 1981 DeLorean destroyed by fire. However, since it’s blown up on the local news and Car Internet, a lot of…
The fire department on the island of Walney in the Irish Sea got an alarming reminder that, sometimes, life really can be like the movies. But not in a good way. Cars don’t generally explode, movie-style, unless they’re fueled with LPG, as you can see in this video from the Walney Fire Station:
On Sunday night, a parking garage went up in flames in Liverpool, England, destroying 1,400 cars but, somehow, seriously injuring no one in the process, including six dogs that were rescued from the blaze, according to The Guardian.
When you read that someone accidentally shoved a gas pump nozzle into the wrong car-orifice and pumped gas into places of the car it’s never supposed to go, causing an explosion, most people’s reaction is to assume the driver’s an idiot. In this case, though, involving a 2005 Smart ForTwo, I think at least part of the…
Early Sunday morning in the oceanside community of Del Mar a freak fire claimed a few gorgeous pieces of automotive history, leaving them nothing but empty husks of misshapen metal. Luckily nobody was injured in the blaze, and the fire was contained to the garage.
You know how, sometimes, you want to get rid of something and you daydream about setting it on fire? Oh, you don’t do this? It’s just me? Oh. Well, I think this goes without saying that you should not ever light something on fire—like your car—and then falsely report it stolen to the local police. That’s very Bad…
In Langley, British Columbia, a fire engulfed a building filled with over 40 classic cars valued at around $2.3 million, Canadian news site Global News reports. The footage of the destruction is not for the faint of heart.
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.