Pulled by an SUV in a Maserati, it is approaching 150 km/h on his snowboard

Avto 21 February, 2018
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    Germain Goyer

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 16:06

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 16:06

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    A snowboarder has smashed a speed record with a Maserati Levante.

    In effect, the Briton Jamie Barrow has spun at 149,65 km/h on his snowboard, being towed by the sport utility vehicle (SUV) from the brand with the trident. This exceptional athlete has had to withdraw from the competition in 2013 following a back injury. Since then, he has shown the creativity to shine his sport.

    Although a speed of 151,57 km/h has been recorded, in order for a record to be valid, it is necessary to record the average speed for a round trip.

    The whole thing took place in Switzerland, on the lake St. Moritz, which is completely frozen at this time of the year.

    A Maserati Levante takes Jamie Barrow, snowboarder


    History have enough bite to it, the Maserati Levante was shod with studded tires Pirelli Scorpion.

    Jamie Barrow was the previous holder of this record. In 2016, on the same lake, he had recorded a speed of 99,87 km/h, pulled by a Mitsubishi ASX (or RVR in Canada).

    Remember that Jaguar had smashed a speed record, but in skiing, the fall of last year.

    The Levante is the first SUV of the manufacturer Maserati. It is equipped with a biturbo V6 that develops 350-horsepower. Rumor has it that an SUV in a more compact or in development.

    A Maserati Levante takes Jamie Barrow, snowboarder