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Taiga

roller coaster
Taiga
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Linnanmäki
Location Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Status Under construction, planned to open 2019
Replaced Vonkaputous
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Manufacturer Intamin
Onsite construction RCS GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Model / product LSM Launch Coaster
Propulsion 2 LSM launches
Height170.6 feet
Top speed65.9 mph
Length3,622 feet
Inversions4
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Taiga is a steel launched roller coaster currently under construction at Linnanmäki in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.

History[edit | edit source]

Taiga was officially announced on March 22, 2018 following multiple teasers. The layout and specifications were also confirmed.[1] The ride will replace Vonkaputous, the park's former Premier Rides water coaster.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Taiga is an LSM Launch Coaster installation from Intamin. It has 2 launches, a 170.6 foot tall outside top hat and four inversions.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Taiga is Finnish for forest.

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