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Revision as of 14:15, 27 October 2019

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roller coaster
TMNT Shellraiser
TMNT Shellraiser rendering 1.png
A rendering of TMNT Shellraiser. The pink roller coaster is Shredder.
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Nickelodeon Universe American Dream
Location East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Status Operating since October 25, 2019
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel - Launched - Indoor
Model / product Euro-Fighter 1000
Riders per train 8
Propulsion LSM launch and 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 American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA. It is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter 1000 which opened on October 25, 2019. It is based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The shellraiser is a vehicle used by the characters.

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.[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]

The roller coaster opened with the park on October 25, 2019.[4]

Design

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 intertwined with Shredder, a Gerstlauer spinning roller coaster.

Trains

6 cars. 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.

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