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Viper (Six Flags Magic Mountain)

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roller coaster
Viper
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Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location Valencia, California, USA
Status Operating since April 7, 1990
Cost $8,000,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel
Model / product Custom Looping Coaster/Mega-Looper
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1,700
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height188 feet
Drop171 feet
Top speed70 mph
Length3,830 feet
Inversions7
Duration2:30
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Viper is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, USA. This ride is the only remaining roller coaster built by Arrow Dynamics with seven inversions. It opened in 1990 as the tallest and fastest looping roller coaster in the world. It also has the world's highest vertical loop.

Viper was featured in the 2000 film Space Cowboys.

Design[edit]

Trains[edit]

3 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

Photo Gallery[edit]

Most inversions on a roller coaster (7)
tied with
Goudurix
Great American Scream Machine
Kumba
ShockWave

April 1990 - May 1995
Preceded by
Vortex
Most inversions on a roller coaster (7)
tied with
Goudurix
Great American Scream Machine
Kumba
ShockWave

April 1990 - May 1995
Succeeded by
Dragon Khan