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Rating: 2.03 / 5
Waist Width: 78
Tip/Tail/Waist: 130-78-108 (152)
Lengths: 144, 152, 160, 168
Stability at speed: 2.18 / 5
Hard snow performance: 2.35 / 5
Crud performance: 1.98 / 5
Flotation: 1.59 / 5
Forgiveness: 2.26 / 5
Overall: 2.03 / 5
The Nordica Drive comes from the company’s Timeless All-Mountain collection, falling on the narrow, more price-point oriented side of the spectrum. At 78 millimeters underfoot, it leans toward groomer skiing, though a touch of rocker will provide some off-trail usability in addition to easier turn initiation and increased maneuverability. It’s built with a full-wood core and partial sidewalls to deliver maximum performance while still being approachable and easy turning. The Drive is sold as a system ski.