Is your family ready to experience the world’s record
breaking 14 loop rollercoaster
Watch our video to see Alton Tower’s new record-breaking ride, The
Smiler, in action for the very first time
favourite, Alton Towers Resort has unveiled the world’s first 14 loop
rollercoaster, The Smiler. Twice the size of Nemesis, The Smiler has
been given the official Guinness World Record for the most loops in a
coaster has officially been broken by the UK’s number 1 theme park,
smashing the previous record of 10.
which is Alton Towers Resort’s biggest ever investment at £18m, has the
equivalent of ten football pitches of ride-track and took over eight
months to build. Not for the faint hearted, the marmalising
rollercoaster also features a series of twisted psychological effects
including optical illusions, blinding lights and jabbing needles
designed to mess with your mind.
video to catch the first glimpse of the rider’s experience in action and
meet the man behind the record breaking rollercoaster. You’ll also get
to see what impact the 14 loop ride will have on a rider's body and mind
through facial recognition technology.
See if your
family can handle it. The Smiler is now open.
The track of ‘The Smiler’ is equivalent to 78 double decker buses lined
up within a row
Track length – 1,170m. This is 3x the length of Oblivion
Highest drop is 30m, comparable to 17 black cabs stacked up on top of
Maximum speed – approx. 85km/hr. which is 10km/hr. faster than Air
3,000 hours of manual labour, equal time to flying to Australia 143