Cedar Point’s New Steel & Wood Hybrid Coaster Is A Thing Of Beauty
Cedar Point is the unofficial roller coaster capitol of the world, and now they just added a new resident that will make you feel like a kid again.
Steel Vengeance is set to open in May of 2018 with the first-ever steel and wood hybrid construction.
The framework of the coaster is wooden like the original coasters of the past, but this one has a steel track that makes turns and the overall ride much smoother than it's all-wooden predecessors.
Here are some of Steel Vengeance's specs:
Ride time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.
Maximum speed: 74 mph.
Capacity: 1,200 riders per hour.
Model: Hyper-hybrid (Wood-steel coaster higher than 200 feet)
Lift hill height: 205 feet.
Angle of first drop: 90 degrees.
Vertical drop height: 200 feet.
Total track length: 5,740 feet.
Now buckle up and take a ride:
Learn more at CedarPoint.com.