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'Absolutely insane' German coaster twists and dives through faux volcano

'Absolutely insane' German coaster twists and dives through faux volcano

A visually stunning multi-launch roller coaster debuting this summer at a German theme park combines an endlessly twisting track with dark ride elements inside a craggy crater of faux volcanic rockwork.

Built by Switzerland-based Intamin, the new Taron coaster coming this summer to Phantasialand outside Cologne will serve as the centerpiece of a new themed land called Klugheim.

The new ride will race around a backdrop of towering rockwork sculpted from cement plaster and painted to look like volcanic basalt extrusions.

Phantasialand has released few details about Taron, allowing ride enthusiasts to speculate about the new coaster and...

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