Afterburn is an excellent roller coaster in Crossroads and one of the best attractions at Carowinds. The minimum height to ride is 54 inches.
Continually voted as one of the top 30 steel coasters in the world, Afterburn (formerly Top Gun: The Jet Coaster), has thrilled riders since 1999. This 113 foot tall inverted coaster features 6 inversions and a top speed of 62 MPH. There are two dives under walkways, with one featuring mist that sprays out as you fly through to another inversion.