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Smiler

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 Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2013 Steel Multielement, Infinity Gerstlauer
  • Drop
    98
    feet
  • Length
    3,839
    feet
  • Top Speed
    53
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    14
    upside down elements
  • Ride Time
    2 minutes, 45 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    4 - 16 passenger
     

Smiler Facts & History

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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