Karacho is a steel launched roller coaster, located in the German theme park, Erlebnispark Tripsdrill. The coaster opened to the public on July 10, 2013 ans was build by German manufacturer, Gerstlauer as their second Infinity Coaster.
15,100 cubic meters of earth were removed for the construction of the 30 m high and the 700 m long roller coaster. 130 steel supports were used to support the construction.
Unlike it's predeccesor, The Smiler, Karacho does not features any lift hill but instead features a LSM Launch system. The cars accelerate to 90 km/h on the launch line in 1.6 seconds and go through 4 inversions. The four double-row carriages for eight people and each seat has an individual Lap Bar. The ride is suitable for people over 125 cm tall.
On June 6 2013 the last and highest piece of the Top Hat installed.
Awards and reception
In 2014, Trpsdrill and Gerstlauer were awarded the "FKF Award 2013" for this coaster. The reception was highly positive due to Karacho's unique layout and smoothness.