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We Are Baffled By This Corvette Revving Until It Spews Flames and Becomes a Bonfire

A video making rounds on the internet appears to show a Virginia man revving the crap out of his C5 Corvette in the middle of the night until the vehicle catches fire. For some reason, even with the car ablaze, the man continues revving the V8 until the car becomes an even bigger fireball. It […]

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Witness the Exact Moment God Smote the First 2JZ 2020 Toyota Supra

It was really a kind of beautifully tragic turn of events, like Icarus flying too close to the sun. But instead of wings made of feathers and wax, we have a 2020 Toyota Supra powered by the legendary 2JZ and then a fire. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what happened.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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It’s Cold As Hell but at Least the Cars Are Warm at Newark Airport, Because They’re on Fire

Though we aren’t buried in snow like much of the rest of the country, we started the day in the greater New York City area in the single digits. It’s mighty cold out, but at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport, the cars are staying nice and toasty.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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USPS Truck Explodes in Flames After Getting Stuck Driving Up an Icy Hill

A United States Postal Service mail delivery truck self-immolated while attempting to deliver mail on Thursday morning in the Northland suburb of Kansas City. The driver is seen on camera spinning tires for several minutes attempting to drive up an icy hill. It is not clear exactly what started the blaze, but it’s a…Read more… […]

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Owner of McLaren Senna That Caught Fire Says It ‘Burned Itself’

The YouTuber Salomondrin owned a McLaren Senna for all of 11 days, putting 400 miles on it in that time before it caught fire. How that fire started is a mystery for now, though Salomondrin—legal name Alejandro Salomon—says in a new video that the car “burned itself.” Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Classic Car Dealer in Illinois Gets Hit by Tornado Months After Recovering From Massive Fire

A classic car dealership owned by a couple in small-town Staunton, Illinois just can’t seem to escape major disasters—natural and otherwise. Just over a year after a fire burned through a more than 100 of the dealership’s vehicles, a tornado struck on Saturday, damaging an estimated 100 cars yet again.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Woman Says She’s Still on the Hook for Car Payments After Her Kia Soul Went Up in Flames

Concern about the risk for Hyundai and Kia vehicles to catch fire has spread recently, with no official recall yet. One Virginia woman wants to hurry that process along, since she said she’s still on the hook for payments on her 2012 Kia Soul that burned to a skeleton of its former self earlier this […]

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Ken Block’s Beautiful 1991 Ford Escort RS Burns to a Crisp in the New England Forest Rally

If you’ve ever gone to a rally event, you know things can get real sketchy real quick. It’s part of the beauty of the sport—spectators help shove cars back on track that go careening into the forest, cars fly by with huge chunks of the bodywork missing and everything else held together with duct tape. […]

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante Burns In Gas Station Mishap

Following the recent GoldRush Rally, which began in Boston on June 22nd, and ended in Las Vegas, Nevada last Sunday, two Lamborghini-driving participants were presumably heading back home when one of them suffered a huge automotive loss outside of St. Louis, MO. The deep blue Huracan Performante burned down to the…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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A Brief Reminder That Cars Catch On Fire Like All The Time Holy Shit Look At That Car It Is The Fuck On Fire

Read car news website all day and you’ll get the impression that the only cars to ever catch on fire are Ferraris (all the time), Teslas (in wrecks), Fiskers (in your garage) or Lamborghini (when people rev them standing still). This is not the case. All kinds of cars catch fire, like this one right […]

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