It is the latest in a spate of arson attack incidents in the seaport town which are being blamed on the UVF.
On Monday, a mother and her three children cheated injury when shots were through window of a house in Larne.
A man is to face Ballymena Magistrates’ Court this morning for a first remand hearing charged with attempted murder.
Detective Chief Inspector Dunny McCubbin said: “A parked Ford Focus car had a window broken and flammable liquid poured inside, before being set alight shortly after 1am on Wednesday morning.
“Damage was caused to the inside of the car as a result of the incident.
“I would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact detectives in Larne on 101 quoting reference number 31 13/09/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”