G'sengte Sau

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G'sengte Sau
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Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Location Cleebronn, Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany
Coordinates 49°02′12″N 9°03′26″E / 49.036696°N 9.057353°E / 49.036696; 9.057353
Status Operating since 1998
Rider height 100 cm minimum
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Product Bobsled Coaster 480/4
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 720
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 105 metres × 55 metres
Height 16 metres
Length 480 metres
Inversions 0
Drop angle 65°
G-Force 3
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G'sengte Sau is a sit-down roller coaster located at Erlebnispark Tripsdrill in Cleebronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Opened in 1998, it was the first roller coaster to be manufactured by German company Gerstlauer.

Design

Elements

After a switchback section similar to that on a wild mouse ride, a more intense section follows with drops and twists.

Colour scheme

Green track and supports.

Trains

7 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car.

Etymology

G'Sengte Sau is a local dialect from the Tripsdrill region and it simply means "Fast Rider/Driver".

Trivia

Using specially designed inline skates Dirk Auer (world record holder for traveling 270 km/h on inline skates) rode / skated this coaster track during its opening ceremony while carrying a liter of beer.

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