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Custom car catches fire at New York Auto Show

Things heated up at the New York Auto Show on Thursday when an electrical fire caused a Porsche 911 Turbo to be engulfed in flames.

Video of the incident was posted to Instagram by professional photographer Vlad Shurigin.

So this just happened! Porsche blew up at the DUB show in NY!

A video posted by Vlad Shurigin (@zuumy) on

An auto show spokesman tells Fox News that the fire was put out in “literally seconds.”

I guess you can say it was lit!

A photo posted by Vlad Shurigin (@zuumy) on

It happened in the Special Exhibits hall in the lower level of the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center in Manhattan, where a custom car show organized by Dub Magazine was being set up. The event wasn’t yet opened to the public, and there was no additional damage to any other cars or areas of the show.