Busch Gardens Tampa announces Tigris

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announced the addition of Tigris, a Premier Rides Sky Rocket II launch coaster for 2019. Tigris will soar to a height of 150 feet (46m) at speeds up to 60 mph (97 km/h), making it Florida’s tallest launch coaster. Additionally, a future makeover for the currently-defunct wooden coaster Gwazi was teased. Click the headline for more information

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New Coaster Hype at Särkänniemi

Tampere, Finland

“Hype” is the new Premier Rides designed and manufactured Sky Rocket II roller coaster for Särkänniemi Amusement Park in Finland. Is is the first high-tech, triple-launched coaster experience in all the Nordic Region, and the park’s newest coaster in a decade!
Hype, which had been kept a secret by Särkänniemi, was announced as the first pieces of massive steel were erected on site. Baltimore, Maryland based Premier Rides has spent the last year designing, manufacturing and shipping the ride equipment to the park and is now onsite to assist with the installation. Click the headline to read more…

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