New Bussink wheel coming soon

Currently in the final stages of assembly in Munich, the R80XL is the largest and latest observation wheel yet from Bussink Design. This 78-metre (250ft) contruction will feature a non-stop revolving operation and 54 climate-controlled gondolas. 

Cabins are available in many different configurations, including a standing, back-to-back or face-to-face  seating, as well as various VIP options. As an alternative to the standard eight-passenger gondolas, customers can opt 27 larger 16-passenger cabins The first R80XL will be delivered in the beginning of 2013 to a customer in Europe. Meanwhile Chance Rides has signed a long term licence agreement to manufacture and sell the R80XL in North America. Details of the ride will be on display at the company's booth at IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando. Notwithstandng various permanent constructions planned around the United States, the ride would potentialy be the highest wheel in North America sinse the original Ferris Wheel at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

source: Park World Magazine