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|Manufacturer||Bolliger & Mabillard|
|Type||Steel - Inverted|
|Riders per train||32|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed62 mph
Afterburn is a Bolliger & Mabillard inverted roller coaster located at Carowinds in Fort Mill, South Carolina. When the ride opened in 1999, it was named Top Gun: The Jet Coaster. For the 2014 season, Afterburn was repainted.
Afterburn stands 113 feet tall, has a drop of 110 feet and reaches speeds of 62 mph. It features a 2,956 foot track and a nearly three-minute-long ride time. Afterburn has generally been well received, having been featured several times as a top 50 roller coaster in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards.
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- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
|Roller coasters at Carowinds|
|Present||Afterburn • Carolina Cyclone • Carolina Goldrusher • Copperhead Strike • Flying Cobras • Fury 325 • Hurler • Intimidator • Kiddy Hawk • Nighthawk • Ricochet • Vortex • Wilderness Run • Woodstock Express|
|Former||Flying Super Saturator • Thunder Road • White Lightnin'|