The thing about car crashes is that when something happens, it’s easy to assign blame on somebody else.

But there are instances when a car crashes – or gets burned down – through no one’s fault. You know what they say about that: “it just happened”.

Take this Lamborghini Murcielago for example. Taken in New Zealand, the Murcielago unceremoniously caught fire while burning up the pavements in Noordwijk, Netherlands. Not one to risk his personal well-being to save his precious ride, the driver of the Murcielago kept his wits together and parked the car on the side of the highway before jumping out to safey as soon as the flames went up.

The details are still sketchy though so all of this is based on conjunction and speculation. But then again, pictures have a hard time lying and judging by the photos we found, there’s no denying that that particular Murcielago is getting turned into a piece of twisted metal.


Kirby Garlitos
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Kirby’s first exposure into the world of automobiles happened when he caught Knight Rider on television as a five-year old boy. David Hasselhoff didn’t leave much of an impression on him (that happened later on in Baywatch), but KITT certainly did. To this day, Kirby remains convinced that he will one day own a car with the same ‘spirit’ as the original KITT (not the 2008 monstrosity). He doesn't know when that will be, but until then, he’s committed to expressing his love for KITT, and all cars for that matter, here at TopSpeed.  Read More
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  (502) posted on 05.23.2011

What do you mean fire risk? Meaning, Murcielago is not that safety?hmm. It seems that this car has a lot of power that it could actually makes the engine burned!

  (394) posted on 05.23.2011

oh no! What happened to the driver? This is not the first time that I have seen a Lamborghini Murcielago that was caught in fire..hmm. I think they need to investigate this accident.

  (1211) posted on 03.7.2011

maybe this car that was caught up in the fire is a 2007 or 2008 version of Murcielago. Last year those Lamborghini made a recall for the said model because they are possible for fire risk.

  (592) posted on 02.17.2011

Well, overheat? The Lamborghini should take action on this one. Cause based from what I’ve known same thing cases where caught in different part of the world!

  (401) posted on 02.17.2011

I guess this is not the first time that this incident happens..But for sure the owner is so much upset about what happen..

  (599) posted on 02.16.2011

Seeing a Lamborghini in its top Speed is so cool but seeing it burn is much cooler..haha.

  (613) posted on 02.16.2011

it seems that Lamborghini Murcielago is burning all around the world! Duh! They made a recall for 2007-2008 edition cause they realize that that auto-combustion...

  (392) posted on 04.18.2010

Its sad to see any exotic involved in a crash but it’s especially grim when the damaged car is a special edition supercar built in a limited run of only several hundred examples.

  (647) posted on 04.8.2010

Well, I’m pretty sure that a dude who can afford such car is someone who can also afford insurance for it. I’m sure that he wouldn’t have any hard time getting a car same like this or even better.

  (3) posted on 04.7.2010

What a shame. But how can it be in New Zealand and Netherlands at the same time? No wonder it got burned - time travelling?

  (461) posted on 04.7.2010

Well, this is the problem on the kind of fuel they use. With a high refined and octane fuel, it can ignite easily with just a spark of metal to metal friction.

  (417) posted on 04.7.2010

Why does a super car like this has to end his life on fire? I Agree, this is just a piece of junk.

  (329) posted on 04.7.2010

Dang... Your car is toasted dude! Pretty sure that this was a total wrecked but hopefully it is insured.

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