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Tower of Terror (Gold Reef City)

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Tower of Terror
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Gold Reef City
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Status Operating since September 2001
Statistics
Manufacturer Giovanola
Designer / calculations Ronald Bussink
Type Steel
Riders per train 8
Propulsion Elevator lift
Height111.6 feet
Drop164.1 feet
Top speed59 mph
Inversions0
Steepest drop90°
G-force6.3 g
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Tower of Terror is a sit-down roller coaster located at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. The ride was designed by Ronald Bussink, manufactured by local companies and built by Gold Reef City.[1] This coaster currently holds the record for the highest g-force on a roller coaster at 6.3 g.

Design[edit | edit source]

Tower of Terror lifts the car up with an elevator lift. It then pushes the car forward into the vertical drop. The drop dives 49 feet (14.9 metres) under the ground into a former mine shaft.[2]

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