• Nov 8, 2011
We saw lots of intriguing mod jobs at SEMA this year. But among them we didn't see one Lamborghini with a ski rack. Not one! Leave it to the Swedish, then, to show us the way.

Where others might opt for an SUV or an all-wheel-drive station wagon, professional skier Jon Olsson likes driving from one ski hill to another in a Lamborghini. He had a Murciélago LP670-4 SuperVeloce fitted with a ski rack, and even forded a river in the beast for the Gumball rally. He's apparently dead-set on doing the same (the ski rack part, not necessarily the automotive bi-athalon bit) with the new Aventador, but since there's a bit of a waiting list, he's gone with a Gallardo in the meantime.

Olsson had a custom ski box made, capable of handling the wind at speeds up to 159 miles per hour, turned to DMC (the aftermarket tuner, not the DeLorean producer) for a race-style body kit and had the whole thing – car and box – wrapped in some sort of angular take on winter camouflage. Not exactly our cup of tea, but it sure beats hitting the slopes in a Subaru Outback.


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      PossibleHero
      • 3 Years Ago
      I do like it... BUT why hate on the Subaru Outback? That thing would be wicked on trips.... Actually further though.... A Subaru Outback with this kind of treatment and custom work could look pretty wicked.
      Jorvis
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, skiers are doing well for themselves these days.
      austin
      • 3 Years Ago
      love ski rack, but its harder to see the engine now... OH NO!
      • 3 Years Ago
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      John S
      • 3 Years Ago
      Unless he's got decent winter tires, this is all just for show, which it probably is anyway.
        Saracen
        • 3 Years Ago
        @John S
        He has used a Murci and a GT-R for such duties in the past, so no, it isn't for show. He racks up alot of miles on his "winter beaters".
        fragilecow
        • 3 Years Ago
        @John S
        and when it is really dumping, then it is time for the helicopter
      Alex
      • 3 Years Ago
      "it sure beats hitting the slopes in a Subaru Outback" - what kind of retard would write that? In what way the Lambo is better when driving on snow/ice-covered roads??? It has an extremely low ground clearance and would probably need a snow plow truck driving in front of it in order to get to some of the skiing locations...
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alex
        Somehow, Olson had no problem with a longer, lower, more expensive Murcie SV on those hills, and although it is out of its element, a Lambo struggling in the snow is 100000 times cooler than a (perfectly suited) Outback climbing the hill with ease. Just slap on winter tyres and the AWD means it grips and goes even in snow. Just dont wander off the path or go over bumpy stuff.
        Agilis
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alex
        I agree Alex. This would be the last vehicle I'd expect to see equipped with a ski rack of some sort. Like you said, the ground clearance means this thing doesn't go anywhere if the amount of snow that fell meant a good day on the slopes.
      Trevor
      • 3 Years Ago
      Good ski slopes in Monaco.
      50merc
      • 3 Years Ago
      subie guys are freqkin out !!!!! hahahha!! defend the flat four!!!
      chromal
      • 3 Years Ago
      Cute. I wonder how it will fare when there's 4-6" of snow on the roads during the drive up to or down from the slopes.
        kYing
        • 3 Years Ago
        @chromal
        You should see the vids of the R8 blasting around knee deep snow piled roads. There's a skier (could be him?) that I read/saw about who's been rocking the same setup for quite a while and uses it as his daily for the slopes (on snowed down roads).
      Bazie Godfred
      • 3 Years Ago
      wow!
      hecti
      • 3 Years Ago
      jon olsson!!!! Sweeeet!!!!!
      TBQ
      • 3 Years Ago
      Shouldn't the ski rack be.. you know.. as angular as the car? Dig the setup, but that ski rack needs to be updated.
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