Sonic Spinball

Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)

Operating since 3/27/2004

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Thrill

Make: Maurer Söhne
Model: Other / Xtended SC 2200

Statistics

Length:1,476.4 ft
Height:55.8 ft
Inversions:0
Duration:1:15
Dimensions:180.4 ft x 203.4 ft
Capacity:950 riders per hour

Details

Former names:Spinball Whizzer (2004 to 2009)
Categories:
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Trains:8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 4 riders per car.
Theme:The originally theme was as a giant pinball machine, with the balls being the trains which are finished in metallic silver.  For the 2010 season the theme was changed and the ride is now based on the Sega character "Sonic".

Sonic Spinball - Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)

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Sonic Spinball - Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)