Though they are equipped almost exclusively with all-wheel drive, a Lamborghini might not be our first choice to drive in the snow. Not for practical reasons, anyway. But the idea sure does sound like fun – and probably more than a little bit educational, too. That's why Lamborghini established the Winter Accademia.

Similar to the warm-weather Lamborghini Accademia we recently undertook at Laguna Seca, the Lamborghini Winter Accademia is a factory-organized advanced driving course, only this one takes place in the snow. The program was previously held only in Livogno, Italy, but the Bolognese automaker is now bringing it to the United States.

Lamborghini will hold its Winter Accademia program during two sessions in early February at Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado (the same resort town where Ferrari held its winter driving program for the FF). During those sessions, pupils will have the chance to drive the Aventador and Huracan in the snow under the tutelage of factory instructors who will teach them techniques like emergency braking, drifting and lapping a makeshift roadcourse in the snow. Which sounds not only like a whole lot of fun, but like good skills to anyone who doesn't want to put their high-performance sports car in the garage for the entirety of the winter season.
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LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN WINTER ACCADEMIA FOR 2015
High Performance, Dynamic Ice and Snow Driving Coupled with Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity in Aspen/Snowmass

HERNDON, Va., December 9, 2014 – Lamborghini Squadra Corse is gearing-up for its first-ever North American-based winter driving school. The 2015 Winter Accademia at Aspen/Snowmass will provide driving enthusiasts and brand aficionados an opportunity to push exclusive Lamborghini cars and themselves to the limit.

For those who crave the opportunity, the Lamborghini Winter Accademia program, which takes place February 5-7 and 6-8, 2015 in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado, will allow enthusiasts to experience the all-wheel-drive supremacy of the Aventador LP 700-4 as well as the Huracán LP 610-4 on ice and snow.

Under the guidance of passionate, professional Lamborghini instructors, participants will not only handle critical winter-driving conditions, but learn techniques exclusive to the Lamborghini Winter Accademia Program.

Held in small groups with only two participants per vehicle, participants will practice emergency braking, hone drifting skills and perfect full-lap road course driving methods on the snow in Lamborghini vehicles. The program has been designed to give the participants a maximum of driving time, starting early in the morning and continuing all day long. In addition to the driving instruction, two nights of lodging, a group dinner, breakfast and lunch while at the track, and a photo/video package are included as part of the program.

Lamborghini Winter Accademia – Aspen/Snowmass
Where: Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado
Dates: February 5-7 and February 6-8, 2015
Venue: Aspen Motorsports Park – Woody Creek, Colorado
Hotel: Viceroy Snowmass – Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado
For additional information and complimentary registration please visit http://register.lamborghinievents.com or send questions by e-mail to accademia@lamborghinievents.com.


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