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Carolina Cyclone

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Carolina Cyclone
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Carowinds
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Status Operating since March 1980
Cost $2,000,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel
Model / product Custom Looping Coaster
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1,600
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height95 feet
Drop65 feet
Top speed41 mph
Length2,100 feet
Inversions4
Duration1:30
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Carolina Cyclone is a steel roller coaster located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina. Opened during March 1980, it was built by Arrow Dynamics and was the first coaster to feature 4 inversions. It was repainted multiple different colors for the 2010 season.[1]

Design[edit]

Trains[edit]

2 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

References[edit]

First roller coaster with 4 inversions
March 1989 - May 1982
Preceded by
Corkscrew
First roller coaster with 4 inversions
March 1989 - May 1982
Succeeded by
Viper