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A completely charred McLaren 570S!

This is not the first time that we have seen such images in a gas station. Recently it was a McLaren 765LT who had disappeared in the flames. Today, another McLaren (unfortunately) goes up in smoke… The victim: a 570S.

McLaren 570S burned to the ground

The images in the video hurt my heart. In particular for car enthusiasts. And when we know that a copy costs almost 200 000 €, it is difficult to understand how such a drama happened when stopped in a gas station.

On the video, posted by the YouTube channel Royalty Exotic Cars, we can see several extracts showing different moments of the disaster.

Footage recorded by a passer-by shows the 570S being completely devoured by flames as the car is parked at the gas station pump. The second part of the video shows the carcass of the supercar, of which there is unfortunately not much left.

A fire during refueling?

The precise causes of the fire have not been determined. Nevertheless, a mechanical defect could be the cause of the disaster.

According to those present, the fire broke out while the driver was refueling.

The damage is significant on the supercar. The entire rear of the car was charred and the fire also spread to the engine compartment: the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 of displacement has completely burned.

Even if the firefighters managed to bring the fire under control, the car is no longer repairable. The driver would also have fled …

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