Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

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Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Simba » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:33 pm

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In 2014 Liseberg will launch a new roller coaster - The working title of the project is Project Helix.

The track is almost 1,4 km (4500 feet) long and the ride lasts for almost two minutes. Along the track are two launches where the coaster is accelerated using Linear Synchronous Motors (LSM). It will be the first multi-launch coaster in Europe. The ride will include six inversions, four airtime hills and plenty of drops, turns and twists.

With speeds up to 100 km/h (62 mph) this new coaster will be the fastest one in the park. It will also be the most technologically advanced coaster in the park. It’s manufactured by the German company Mack Rides Gmb.

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I think Sweeden is in for a real treat with this coaster!
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby CP2013 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:38 pm

this looks epic to bad i can't make it to the park
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Thekingin64 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:14 pm

Now that looks fun! A Pretzel loop on a sitting coaster looks really fun! The coaster's surprisingly long aswell.
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Simba » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:31 pm

This coaster looks incredible, I love how it interacts with the rides around it.
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Dalek Sec » Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:28 pm

I seriously hope Mack rides pull this off, as it looks incredible.
The Banshee will rise!
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Simba » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:57 am

Wow, Liseberg have slightly altered the layout of Project Helix.

So this is now a 7 inversion coaster :)
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Thekingin64 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:01 am

This new start looks amazing! Going to be a lot of hangtime on that roll.
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Simba » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:04 am

Yeah, the hangtime on that corkscrew definatly will be awesome. :)
With the addition of the extra inversion I think this could be one of the best coasters opening in 2014.
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Thekingin64 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:02 pm

I thought it was going to be the best anyway! Now for B&M to release a 4D version of the Wing coaster ready for 2014. :)
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Re: Project Helix - Liseberg (Mack Launch Coaster)

Postby Simba » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:10 pm

They have improved the layout with what looks like an inside top hat after the second launch! :)

Making it now an 8 inversion coaster!
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