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Fahrenheit

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roller coaster
Fahrenheit
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Fahrenheit's 97-degree drop
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Hersheypark
Location Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating since May 24, 2008
Cost $12,100,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 12
Hourly capacity 850
Propulsion Vertical Chain Lift hill
Height121 feet
Top speed58 mph
Length2,700 feet
Inversions6
Steepest drop97°
Duration1:25
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Fahrenheit is an Intamin sit-down roller coaster located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.

Marketing[edit]

The ride's marketing campaign started as a post on the roller coaster website, ThrillNetwork regarding the sight of businessmen in the general area of where Fahrenheit was going to be built. The post included a link to the website, Nantimi.com. [1]

Over the course of the next few months. Hersheypark revealed more details in the form of e-mails, forum posts, and the Nantimi website.

Design[edit]

Fahrenheit features a vertical lift hill and a beyond vertical drop at an angle of 97 degrees. It is also one of only three roller coasters in the world to feature a norwegian loop.

Trivia[edit]

  • During "Hersheypark in the Dark" Fahrenheit is dubbed Fearenheit

Photo Gallery[edit]

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Speed
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May - July 2008
Preceded by
Unknown
Steepest roller coaster
tied with
Vild-Svinet
Typhoon
Speed
Rage
SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge

May - July 2008
Succeeded by
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