Ferrari Recalling More Than 1,000 Supercars After Reports of Fire


Ferrari is recalling more than 1,000 of its 458 Italia supercars after reports of fires.

Following reports of fires in locations from Paris to China, Ferrari has determined that the problem is caused by an adhesive used in the wheel-arch assemblies, Reuters reported.

When overheated, the adhesive can melt and ignite, Ferrari said. Now the company, owned by Italian automaker Fiat, is asking the owners of the cars to bring them in to have the glue replaced with mechanical fasteners.

All the cars were made before July 2010. The owners whose vehicles were damaged by fire will receive a new model.

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