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mamboo
19-07-2010, 07:15
a brand new Ferrari 458 Italia was caught on fire
while driving the car through Paris, the driver noticed that one of the rear wheel arches started to burn
nobody was hurt
see the article here http://www.auto-power-girl.com/cars-news/2010/07/18/ferrari/4683/ferrari_458_italia_in_flames_in_paris.html

Alfer
19-07-2010, 08:53
This is where what we all fear. It is known how the fire started?

evdzwet
19-07-2010, 16:45
That is something that is worrying me too. After half an hour on a track, the engine gets very hot. Unlike the Benz. So a loose hose or something else can have disasterous consequences.

IPF
19-07-2010, 20:11
That is something that is worrying me too. After half an hour on a track, the engine gets very hot. Unlike the Benz. So a loose hose or something else can have disasterous consequences.

Edwin, what kind of temperatures are we talking here?
And did you take that Benz of yours on-track??? :eek: :confused: