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Alton Towers

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This roller coaster holds the world-record for the most inversions– fourteen! Smiler is part of Alton Tower's X Sector area and was built where the Black Hole formerly stood.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2013 Steel Multielement, Infinity Gerstlauer

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 98 feet Inversions: 14
Length: 3,839 feet Trains: 4 - 16 passenger
Ride Time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds Top Speed: 53 mph

Smiler Facts

Features: Two lift hills, one vertical

Inversions: Heartline Roll*, Corkscrew, Dive Loop, Dive Loop, Dive Loop, Sidewinder, Corkscrew*, Corkscrew, Roll Over, Cobra Roll, Double Corkscrew

* Inversion followed by a lift hill.

Opening date: May 31, 2013

Train has four cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Where to Coast

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