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Holy smoke! When Rs 2.5 crore Lamborghini went up in flames

Last updated on: August 24, 2015 16:09 IST

A saffron Lamborghini Gallardo, costing approximately Rs 2.5 crore suddenly caught fire in South Delhi’s Badarpur area on Monday. 

 

Fortunately, the driver of the Italian supercar managed to escape without a scratch after the car caught fire around 9 am under a flyover in Badarpur. Photograph: @Sanusays /Twitter

 

According to eyewitnesses, the fire suddenly began near the rear portion of the car. Police and fire brigade officials quickly rushed to the spot and put out the flames. The car has now been sent for analysis to figure out why it burst into flames. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

 

The Gallardo, which went out of production in 2013, is Lamborghini's best-selling car model with over 14,000 units sold worldwide in its 10 year production run. Photograph: Supercars in India/Facebook

WATCH: The dramatic moment the supercar caught fire 

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