Coasterpedia
Log in

Dragon Khan

Click here to watch the on-ride POV

Enjoy the ride!
roller coaster
Dragon Khan
Spain.png
PortAventura Park
Location Salou, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Status Operating since May 2, 1995
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH, John Wardley
Type Steel
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height148 feet
Drop161 feet
Top speed65 mph
Length4,156 feet
Inversions8
Duration1:45
Help - Infobox 3

Dragon Khan is a steel roller coaster located at PortAventura Park in Salou, Catalonia, Spain. It was built by Bolliger & Mabillard.

When it opened, Dragon Khan broke the record for the most inversions on one ride, with 8. The record was subsequently broken by Colossus at Thorpe Park, which has 10 inversions.

The theme for this ride is based on Chinese mythology: the Dragon Khan was the reincarnated spirit of the evil Prince Hu of Beijing. His fury was unleashed each time a human dared to climb atop his back.

Design[edit]

Elements

Trains[edit]

3 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 28 riders per train.

Photo Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

First roller coaster with 8 inversions
May 1995 - March 2002
Preceded by
ShockWave
tied with
Goudurix
Great American Scream Machine
Kumba
Viper
First roller coaster with 8 inversions
May 1995 - March 2002
Succeeded by
Colossus