Gardaí are investigating an attempted arson in Hawthorn Drive, Rathdrum.
The incident is believed to have happened on Thursday morning between 1:00am and 1:30 am. The car was discovered at 8am.
Fire damage was caused to one of the rear tyres but the flames failed to ignite the body of the car.
The investigation is currently ongoing, and Gardaí are asking for anyone with information to contact Rathdrum Garda station on (0404) 46206, or Wicklow Garda station on (0404) 67107.