A new Jaguar F-Type burned down and melted last night in Belgium. The owner drove on the highway and noticed some error with the vehicle. When he pulled over to call the Jaguar service line the F-type suddenly caught fire and within moments was nearly completely engulfed in flames.
The Jaguar is build from aluminium which melts at much lower temperatures than steel (660 degrees vs 1300 degrees Celcius). After the fire brigade got the fire under control there was little left of the F-Type, also they had to use foam opposed to water to prevent chemical reactions from causing small explosions.
The driver survived the incident without any injury. Jaguar announced that it will investigate the cause of the fire.
[Source: Gazet Van Antwerpen]