A Ferrari F430 is the latest example of spontaneous combustion in the world of supercars.
If you were wondering why Italian supercar don’t spontaneously combust anymore, don’t be a jinx, because you probably made this Ferrari F430 end its life. The incident happened recently in Hong King as the engine suddenly caught fire. The flames expanded very fast and ended the life of this proud Ferrari. We are not sure if anyone was injured in this sad incident but if you have more details on the topic than we do, please feel free to share.
The Ferrari F430 has been in production between 2004 and 2009 and it was basically the predecessor of the current 458. The model was offered in two body styles, coupe and roadster, with a rear mid-engine and a rear-wheel drive layout. It was first unveiled during the 2004 Paris Motor Show with its 4.3 liter V8 engine, shared with Maserati, rated at 483 HP (360 kW) and 465 Nm (343 lb-ft) of torque. Over the years, it gave birth to the F430 Challenge, F430 Scuderia, Scuderia Spider 16M, F430 Spider Bio Fuel and SP1. It was eventually replaced by the 458.