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Jon Olsson's New Ride

The Swedish freeskier rolls to the slopes in yet another practical winter automobile.
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Jon Olsson's R8

Eat your heart out, Batman. Jon Olsson's new PPI Design Audi R8 Razor GTR is an automotive masterpiece. Yes, it's gorgeous and bad-ass black, but the coolest thing about it is its carbon-fiber frame—saving the R8 some 250 pounds and resulting in a zero-to-62-mph sprint time of 3.2 seconds. Top speed is 208 mph—and that's with Olsson's signature rocket box on top.

The nine-time X-Games medalist's extensive collection also contains an all-wheel Lamborghini Gallardo, which he famously drives in any weather. Our faves, however, are still the Japanese beaters he jumped in New Zealand with Ted Ligety.

NZ CAR JUMPING from Jon Olsson Video Blog on Vimeo.

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