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Sierra Sidewinder

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Sierra Sidewinder
Sierra Sidewinder (Knott's Berry Farm) 01.jpg
Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Status Operating since May 26, 2007
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Spinning
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Chain lift
Height62.3 feet
Drop39 feet
Top speed37 mph
Length1,410.8 feet

Sierra Sidewinder is a Mack Rides spinning roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. It is the first roller coaster to feature multiple free spinning cars on a train, rather than individual spinning cars.

History[edit | edit source]

Sierra Sidewinder was announced on November 29, 2006.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]

Trains[edit | edit source]

2 trains with 4 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 16 riders per train.

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