The Coaster That Strikes Twice!
Carowinds introduces a new species to the Carolinas, with the introduction of the Carolina Cobra. This 125-foot tall towering twisting serpent will send riders speeding through three inversions, including a cobra roll and a 360-degree loop - both forward and then again backwards.
|Track Length:||935 feet|
|Lift Height:||125 feet|
|Vertical Drop:||120 feet|
|Angle of Descent:||65 feet|
|Speed:||Approximately 48 mph|
|Ride Time:||2 minutes, 12 seconds|
|Hourly Capacity:||Approximately 760 riders|
|Coaches:||One 28-passenger train
Seven four-passenger cars per train
|Design:||Individual seats with shoulder restraint|
|Date:||Opening Day - March 28, 2009|
|Model:||Boomerang roller coaster|
|Structure:||Steel tubular track|
|Color:||Coral track & Teal supports|
|Features:||Three inversions, including a cobra roll and loop
Back and forth for a total of six inversions
|Ride Manufacturer:||Vekoma International B.V.
Carolina Cobra is adorned with newly designed trains exclusive only to its tracks. No other parks in the United States have yet to utilize these spacious trains, designed specifically for a heightened rider-experience.
The sleek semi-open 28-passenger trains will create an aerodynamic experience unlike any other on a coaster as riders undergo the sensations of wind and speed at an amplified level, for a smooth enjoyable ride.
About the Manufacturer
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is one of the largest roller coaster manufacturers in the world and a market leader in the amusement industry. Controlling and having the entire process in-house from (concept) design to engineering and manufacturing, of all types of coasters, such as family coasters, thrill and mega coasters and family attractions. www.vekoma.com