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Autopia at Disneyland ParisLast updated by Nick on Friday, April 05, 2013 11:02
Submitted by Nick on Tuesday, June 05, 2012 11:53
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Apr 12, 1992
Aimed squarely at younger Disneyland Paris guests, Autopia offers kids the chance to jump behind the wheel of a miniature, gasoline-guzzling Astrocoupé 9000 car. While based on the Disneyland original, the ride features a 1950s “vision of the future” theme in order to fit in with Discoveryland’s collection of retro-futuristic attractions.
The named “Autopia” is derived from “automobile utopia”, and kids can indeed drive around the circuit free of traffic jams and other inconveniences (although they may still face a lengthy queue before boarding). A number of tunnels and bridges feature on the miniature “freeways”, which take around 4 minutes to traverse.
Although the cars travel along a guide rail, drivers can control both acceleration and (to a very limited extent) steering. Although children are the target audience, adults can also drive the vehicles.
Upcoming refurbishments, rehabs and closures
We are not aware of any scheduled refurbishment periods for Autopia. Do you know of any upcoming "rehabs" that we're missing? If so - please contact us so that we can keep the list up-to-date.