A45 AMG in Awesome Race Against Downhill Skateboarder

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The A45 might have the first four-cylinder turbo engine from AMG, producing an amazing 360 hp, but is that enough to win against a man on a skateboard?
Mercedes-Benz TV has stated an awesome man versus machine race featuring a pro downhill racer. He's got the fully-body leathers and aero crash helmet to prove it, looking like the space invaders from the 1960s.

We did a bit of digging and found out that the longboard rider is Decio Lourenco and he's using something called a Rayne Nemesis. The clip was show in South Africa. You might have already seen Decio in one of his videos, which we included below. His awesome skills barreling down the roads of Cape Town have even resulted in the police knocking on his door.

We think we'd better keep an eye on him as he's going places! The soundtrack to this great video is of course the equally great "Sail" by AWOLNATION.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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