Translated the name means Cannon and that is certainly appropriate for this hydrualic launched coaster. This Intamin "Rocket Coaster" accelerates the trains from zero to 46.6 mph in just 3 seconds. From there thrill-seekers are sent up and over the 79-foot tall "Top Hat" element and upside down twice via a vertical loop and zero-G roll. Overall, Kanonen is a short roller coaster at 1,444 feet end-to-end and a ride time of just 50 seconds.
|2005||Steel||Launched||Intamin, Stengel Engineering|
Inversions: 65.5-Foot Tall Loop, Zero-G Roll
Estimated cost: $6.75 million
Train has four cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Ride capacity: 930 passengers per hour
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