New Delhi: A Lamborghini Gallardo went up in flames on Monday morning in south Delhi's Badarpur area, police said. Nobody was hurt.
"The driver of the yellow-coloured car managed to escape without any injuries. The incident took place at around 9 a.m. under a flyover in Badarpur," police said.
The incident was reported at around 9.30 AM near the NTPC complex in Badarpur, said a police official.
The driver of the car, identified as Sujan Singh (35), noticed smoke emanating from the rear side of the car, which houses its huge engine, soon after he took a U-turn under a flyover. Seconds after he came out, the car caught fire, said the official.
Fire brigade officials douse the blaze that destroyed the Lamborghini
"The fire suddenly occurred near the rear portion of the car, which has its mammoth 5.2 litre engine," a police official said.
Police have sent the Rs.2.5 crore car for a detailed analysis to find out the reason behind it bursting into flames.
Singh was taking the car for servicing at a specialised centre in Mohan Estate area. The car was registered in the name of one Satya Prakash, reported to be a businessman, said the official.
"The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. The car has been sent for a thourough analysis," the official added.