Linnanmäki Announces “Taiga”, Intamin Launch Coaster for 2019

Linnanmäki Amusement Park (Helsinki, Finland) has announced a brand new coaster for the 2019 season. After months of social media teasing, the park has finally announced that Taiga is Getting Ready to launch!

“We are very excited to finally announce that Linnanmäki is making its greatest ride project ever in co-operation with ride manufacturer Intamin. This most unique high-profile launch coaster can be described as a coaster enthusiasts’ dream”, says Pia Adlivankin, Managing Director of Linnanmäki.

Taiga will have a top hat height at 52m (170.6ft), Finland’s longest track length of 1104m (3,622ft) and a furious maximum speed of 106kph (65.9mph). In addition, this new coaster will have two launches and four inversions.

”This coaster will impress everyone. The final layout design phase was a true collaborative effort with Linnanmäki, and we were able to come up with a roller coaster which will set new standards not only in Finland but in the whole Northern Europe and even beyond”, Intamin’s Executive Vice President Sascha Czibulka proudly explains.

This fierce new roller coaster, Taiga, will be launched during the 2019 season.

Image: Intamin Worldwide

What are your thoughts on Taiga? Leave a comment below!

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  1. I’m really excited for this – Linnanmäki is a beautiful park with a stunning hilltop location, and already has some good rides. Even so, looking at the stats this will be a huge ride for the park, and should be a more than worthy successor to the old water coaster!

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