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Ferrari F430 has a fiery end in Florida [video]

Nobody was inside the car

It happened again. A Ferrari melted in a Hooters parking lot in Boca Raton, Florida.

A flaming red Ferrari F430 melted last Friday in a Hooters parking lot in the 2200 block of Northwest 19th Street in Boca Raton, Florida. The car ignited around 3 PM and according to people nearby this happened out of nowhere as the car was sitting in the parking lot for around 15 minutes.

A Hooters waitress observed a small flame coming from the F430's rear, according to eyewitness Robert Hobson who said at first the "owner didn't look too concerned, in fact he was almost laughing at the situation!!!”

Since there wasn’t anybody inside the car, there were no injuries reported but the state fire marshal will conduct an investigation to find out why this happened.

Source: wptv.com

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 Han Solo Han Solo
Well, there you have it Ladies and gentlemen, Ferrari will be the Official Car for the next Ghost Rider Instalment... and I also think that the Famous Cocktail named Flaming Lamborghini should be renamed as the Flaming Ferrari... :) and to think that Ferrari was busy trying to sue a few car enthusiasts just because they built a few Ferrari replicas...how ironic is that...because the replicas seem to be more reliable then the actual cars... :)
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August 13, 2013 8:54 pm
 Aesthetics Aesthetics
ghost driver!
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August 13, 2013 9:18 am
 freeway freeway
... =))... to all of you guys... you've just made my day, after reading all these comments... =))... oh, well, it looks like a $10.000 car it's more reliable than a $200.000 car so there is justice after all in this world :) (I've never heard of a cheap car bursting into flames just like that)
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August 13, 2013 2:43 am
 Dude von Dudenstein Dude von Dudenstein
BMW... The Ultimate Driving Machine, Mercedes... The Best or Nothing, Porsche... There is no Substitute, Ferrari... The Fire Comes Standard
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August 12, 2013 6:43 pm
 911F 911F
Its not a Ferrari if it doesn't catch fire...
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August 12, 2013 5:10 pm
 Prestige15 Prestige15
Italians, gotta love them..
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August 12, 2013 4:31 pm
 Homerlovesbeer Homerlovesbeer
I doubt it's insurance fraud. I was at the Nurburgring last week on the 5th and a Ferrari F430 caught on fire closing the circuit for well over an hour.
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August 12, 2013 3:50 pm
 dcars62 dcars62
The owners thinking the cars insured, they'll just get another brand new one.
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August 12, 2013 3:36 pm
 GeeNee GeeNee
It's getting to excessive, over various models. Some cases might be insurance fraud.
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August 12, 2013 3:36 pm
 ScottCampbell ScottCampbell
Easy come, easy go. What do you expect from a $200,000 plus car.
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August 12, 2013 1:42 pm
 Siawa Siawa
Well it was outside Hooters after all, come on... Guys.
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August 12, 2013 1:02 pm
 GRAVE GRAVE
I have a question: How does Ferrari respond to all thise burnt cars? Will they offer the owners new car?
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August 12, 2013 11:33 am
 SnakesInMyPants SnakesInMyPants
LMAO at the related articles.
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August 12, 2013 10:51 am
 SouthAfrica SouthAfrica
Its starting to look like Ferrari isnt a product to buy. What if the thing blows up in a home/house garage or something and you have your kids in there......
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August 12, 2013 10:36 am
 EdBacau EdBacau
When will they learn ? These cars are meant to stay in a garage, not to be driven on the street, especially in a hot and humid climate like Florida.
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August 12, 2013 10:34 am
 Bozzor Bozzor
In all seriousness, I am starting to have a few doubts that all of these Ferraris are catching fire by accident. I concede maybe a few have, but I do wonder if perhaps a few of these may have more to do with arson driven by envy or perhaps anger at a sour business deal...?
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August 12, 2013 10:33 am
 Mark633CSi Mark633CSi
The Pinto doesn't look so bad now...
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August 12, 2013 10:23 am
 N20_Purge N20_Purge
Nothing unusual here, just the normal procedure for warming a Ferrari up.
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August 12, 2013 10:19 am
 DBaskov DBaskov
If I had a dollar everytime Ferrari caught on fire, I would actually be able to afford a Ferrari.
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August 12, 2013 10:02 am
 infond infond
Flaming red Ferrari? Oh look, it's nothing.
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August 12, 2013 9:50 am
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