History Channel Super-Car The Charred Remains

10/8/2011 12:20 AM PDT
1004_pawn_stars_hot_rod_launch_EX_v2It was destroyed in a blazing inferno last week -- and now TMZ has obtained pictures of its smoldering remains ... the History Channel's famous cherry '57 Chevy.

TMZ broke the story ... the car -- which became the centerpiece in a massive three-show special involving "American Pickers," "American Restoration," and "Pawn Stars" -- burst into flames last Friday.

But thankfully, these guys are pros -- and as we previously reported, they had the car completely repaired in a few hours.