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Karacho
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General
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Park Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Location GermanyTreffentrill 1

Cleebronn, Baden-Württemberg.

Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened 10.7.2013
Opening
Cost 7 million euros
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Builder
Designer
Type Steel- Sit-Down- Extreme- Launched
Type
Model Infinity Coaster
Riders per train 4 trains with 2 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 8 riders per train.
Riders per hour 960 riders per hour
Lift/launch system LSM Launch(Rolling)
Height 98.4 feet
Drop
Top speed 55.9 mph
Length 2,296.6 feet
Dimensions
Duration
Inversions 4
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force 4.6 G

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.

Extras

Elements

Heartline Roll
Top Hat
Dive LoopDive LoopCorkscrew

4 trains with 2 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 8 riders per train

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