Carowinds to welcome new ride in 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A new ride will join the Carowinds roster in 2019.
Three years after the park debuted the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, Fury 325, the park announced its newest edition -- Copperhead Strike.
According to the announcement, the coaster is the Carolinas' first double-launch coaster, going from 0 to 42 mph in 2.5 seconds.
The ride has more than a half mile of steel track and five head-over-heels inversions, the most of any double-launch coaster in North America.