News

The Hi-Sky Ferris Wheel, Munich's new attraction

Hi-Sky Munich is a MAURER R80 XL Ferris wheel. With a total height of 78 meters, it is the largest transportable Ferris wheel in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. "Say hi to the sky" is the motto of Munich's slow take-off into the sky above Bavaria's metropolis. The trip takes a total of 30 minutes and offers its guests a unique view to as far as the Bavarian mountains. [Learn more]

Assembly area at Kirchheim branch doubled

In April 2019, we were able to further increase our production and storage area. Adjacent to our existing hall, we were able to rent additional hall space, which will offer us many options with regard to setting up optimized series production as well as testing. With this expansion, we are reacting to the good company development and would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers worldwide. [Learn more]

VDI News & Motorcycle Magazine

At the beginning of the year, two big magazines reported on the Spike Technology from Maurer Rides. On the one hand, the VDI-Nachrichten, trade journal for engineers and technology. And on the other hand, the Motorrad Magazin, the biggest public magazine for all motorcyclists and motorcycle enthusiasts. Especially the possibility to accelerate as interactively as on a Ducati motorcycle has found great interest. [Learn more]

Project overview added to our website

For our customers and fans, we have set up a new project overview on our website. There you can find all current projects as well as the previous ones. Depending on the setting, the attractions can be filtered by product category, country and year. Try it out! Since we would like to expand the platform in the future, ideas and suggestions are very welcome. [Learn more]

CAE Beijing – Booth E 22101

This year Maurer Rides will present its latest ideas at the New Expo area near Beijing Airport. Let yourself be inspired by the possibilities of the innovative SPIKE Coaster and learn more about our latest projects. Please reserve an appointment with us. We look forward to meeting you. 01-03 April, China International Exhibition Center. [Learn more]

ATRAX Istanbul – Hall 9, Booth A 400

From 14 - 16 February the ATRAX´19 exhibition will take place in Istanbul. Our partner Outdoor Factory will represent us at this amusement fair for the Turkish market. You will find our contact person Suphi Aydiner in hall 9, booth A 400. [Learn more]

Cruise RADIO.net – Carnival ‘s new Cruise Coaster

When Carnival Cruise Line announced late last year that Mardi Gras would feature a top-deck roller coaster, they definitely got people talking. So Cruise Radio recently sat down and chatted with Carnival’s Director of Innovation, Glenn Aprile, to find out more about the Bolt coaster… and here’s what they found out. [Learn more]

Multifunctional dome

Starting from a height of 17m with approx. 40m diameter, this dome concept shows how easily an architecturally interesting structure can be combined with a SPIKE layout. Forces are optimally transferred through the steel construction which functions as both a ride support element and an additional attraction. A themed enclosure can transform the area below into a station, dark ride, maintenance area, or merchandising shop. [Learn more]

“The Phoenix

Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa, has set a June 2019 opening for its new roller coaster "The Phoenix." Manufactured by Germany's Maurer Rides, the attraction stands more than 50 feet tall and features 360-degree spinning ride cars and speeds of up to 40 mph. Construction is to begin in February on the site of the "Inverter" ride. [Learn more]

First-ever Roller Coaster at sea

Get ready to ride! In another cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line’sMardi Gras™ will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020, providing an unforgettable and unique open-air thrill ride on the line’s newest and most innovative ship. Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™ is a heart-pounding rush of adrenaline offering nearly 220m of exhilarating twists, turns and drops with riders reaching speeds of nearly 60km/h. [Learn more]