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Don’t Look If You Love Lamborghinis: Sports Car Burns Up In Ho-Ho-Kus

Members of Engine 733 quickly doused the blaze at the corner of Hollywood Avenue and Dogwood Lane.
Members of Engine 733 quickly doused the blaze at the corner of Hollywood Avenue and Dogwood Lane. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Ho-Ho-Kus FD

Ho-Ho-Kus firefighters were returning from another call when they spotted a flaming Lamborghini Superleggera.

Members of Engine 733 quickly doused the blaze at the corner of Hollywood Avenue and Dogwood Lane, but the internationally-lauded sports car -- which can cost upwards of $225,000 or more -- was a total loss.

Cars catch fire for a variety of reasons, including manufacturing defects, poor maintenance and the addition of after-market parts to soup up the exhaust system.

Experts note that a number of incidents have been reported when unburnt fuel entered the exhaust line and ignited on a Lamborghini that was revved high while stationary or driven at a low speed.

The driver got out after the car caught fire in Ho-Ho-Kus just after 6 p.m. Saturday.

The internationally-lauded sports car was a total loss

PHOTOS: Courtesy HO-HO-KUS FD

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