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'''TMNT Shellraiser''' is a [[steel]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Nickelodeon Universe (New Jersey)|Nickelodeon Universe]] in East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA. It will be a [[Gerstlauer]] [[Euro-Fighter]] 1000 and will open in 2019. It is based on the ''[[wikipedia:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''. The ''shellraiser'' is a vehicle used by the characters.
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'''TMNT Shellraiser''' is a [[steel]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Nickelodeon Universe (New Jersey)|Nickelodeon Universe]] in East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA. It will be a [[Gerstlauer]] [[Euro-Fighter]] 1000 and will open on October 25, 2019. It is based on the ''[[wikipedia:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''. The ''shellraiser'' is a vehicle used by the characters.
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
Photographs of dark green track at a manufacturing facility were posted online in April 2016. It was subsequently determined that they belonged to a clone of [[Takabisha]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48745&start=1600|title=Re: The Mysterious Yellow B&M!|publisher=Theme Park Review}}</ref> Gerstlauer and [[Triple Five Group]] officially revealed this coaster and a spinning coaster in November 2017. A model of the two roller coasters was on display during [[IAAPA]] 2017.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.inparkmagazine.com/gerstlauer-ride-entertainment-american-dream/|title=Gerstlauer and Ride Entertainment Bring Two Record Breaking Coasters to American Dream|publisher=InPark Magazine}}</ref>
 
Photographs of dark green track at a manufacturing facility were posted online in April 2016. It was subsequently determined that they belonged to a clone of [[Takabisha]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48745&start=1600|title=Re: The Mysterious Yellow B&M!|publisher=Theme Park Review}}</ref> Gerstlauer and [[Triple Five Group]] officially revealed this coaster and a spinning coaster in November 2017. A model of the two roller coasters was on display during [[IAAPA]] 2017.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.inparkmagazine.com/gerstlauer-ride-entertainment-american-dream/|title=Gerstlauer and Ride Entertainment Bring Two Record Breaking Coasters to American Dream|publisher=InPark Magazine}}</ref>

Latest revision as of 09:27, 10 July 2019

roller coaster
TMNT Shellraiser
TMNT Shellraiser rendering 1.png
A rendering of TMNT Shellraiser. The pink roller coaser is Shredder.
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Nickelodeon Universe
Location East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Status Under construction, planned to open October 25, 2019
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel - Launched - Indoor
Model / product Euro-Fighter 1000
Riders per train 8
Propulsion LSM launch

Vertical chain lift hill

Height141 feet
Top speed62.1 mph
Length3280.8 feet
Inversions7
Steepest drop121.5°
Duration1:52
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TMNT Shellraiser is a steel launched roller coaster located at Nickelodeon Universe in East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA. It will be a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter 1000 and will open on October 25, 2019. It is based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The shellraiser is a vehicle used by the characters.

History[edit | edit source]

Photographs of dark green track at a manufacturing facility were posted online in April 2016. It was subsequently determined that they belonged to a clone of Takabisha.[1] Gerstlauer and Triple Five Group officially revealed this coaster and a spinning coaster in November 2017. A model of the two roller coasters was on display during IAAPA 2017.[2]

The name was revealed during the American Coaster Enthusiast's Eastcoaster event on February 2, 2019.[3]

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

TMNT Shellraiser will be a clone of Takabisha at Fuji-Q Highland, but with a slightly steeper drop. It will begin with an enclosed section that includes a heartline roll and an LSM launch. The second half of the ride begins with a vertical chain lift hill and a beyond vertical drop at an angle of 121.5 degrees; the steepest drop in the world.

The roller coaster is itnerwined with Shredder, a Gerstlauer spinning roller coaster.

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single car trains. Riders are arranged 4 across in 2 rows for a total of 8 riders per car. Riders are held in by over-the-shoulder harnesses.

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

Steepest roller coaster
2019 – present
Preceded by
Takabisha
Steepest roller coaster
2019 – present
Succeeded by
None