First Lamborghini Aventador on fire [video]

In what is believed to be the first fire incident for the new supercar model, a Lamborghini Aventador caught fire on California Route 73 South past El Toro Rd near Newport Beach this weekend. 

The vehicle owned by Lamborghini of Newport Beach was apparently on a test drive when fire reportedly developed from the left rear tire or wheel well. No one was injured.

During the incident the three-lane southbound highway was closed. 

Lamborghini is investigating the cause of the fire.


Source: jalopnik.com

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Dolomight 74-86
I see the Volkswagen VR6 disease has spread to lambos aswell. Das Auto ist das Brennen, Sh*st!
Apr 17, 2012 12:45 am
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Apr 17, 2012 12:08 am
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This is the SECOND one. Check the news.
Apr 16, 2012 7:34 pm
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I thought Lamborghini was owned and engineered by Audi?
Apr 16, 2012 6:03 pm
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Yeap, but they are still made by Italians...
Apr 16, 2012 6:28 pm
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What and Italian supercar up in flames, who would have thought!! Must be that hot Italian passion all journalists refer to... wonder how many more will go up in flames like all their previous models??
Apr 16, 2012 5:41 pm
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Retarded. How come only the high performance and high tech models go up in flames more than the crapy cheap wagons. Seriously, what's the money paying for?
Apr 16, 2012 5:13 pm
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modify that into 'Italian high performance and high tech models', I never had luck with my Fiat Punto(1995) long time ago, he also loved smoke
Apr 16, 2012 7:07 pm
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Nothing strange, Italian cars are stylish but temperamental...
Apr 16, 2012 4:32 pm
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That's the litmus test for a supercar! Christened by fire, so to say.
Apr 16, 2012 3:30 pm
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Supercars... they do things you're just not quite ready for!
Apr 16, 2012 3:30 pm
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So sad to listen the one of the guys saying he has a lamborghini himself and that he which that it would burn also (couldn´t understand the reason he wanted this) People just dont apreciate these works of art, nowdays we just see them like "an object" just like some Iphone or whatever. Sad
Apr 16, 2012 2:45 pm
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So, it is not just about Ferrari...
Apr 16, 2012 2:42 pm
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Very very bad...
Apr 16, 2012 2:38 pm
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