Body in burnt-out car in Sydney's west

Hannah Ryan

Police have found the body of a man inside a burnt-out car in Sydney's southwest.

Emergency services were called to a car fire on Hume Roadd in Smithfield around 6pm on Friday.

Police discovered the man's body after firefighters extinguished the flames.

The man is believed to be in his 20s but hasn't yet been formally identified.

Police are treating the incident as suspicious and have established a strike force to investigate.

A post-mortem will be conducted.