Police in Muldersdrift recorded an investigation after a man was allegedly burned on Saturday.
His white Aveo Chev was found in flames on Beyers Naudé Drive in Muldersdrift, Gauteng.
Police spokesman Col Dimakatso Sello said the circumstances of the incident were unknown at the time and the victim was not identified.
According to law enforcement agencies, Make SA Safe, the man set himself on fire and was up burned beyond recognition.
The police ask anyone who is aware of the incident or the victim to report.
Information can be reported to Crime Stop on 08600 10111. Anonymous tip offs can be reported via the MySaps app, which can be downloaded to any smartphone.