Roller coaster in the United Kingdom
Watch the on-ride POV
Ben 10 Ultimate Mission in 2014
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Location Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK
Coordinates 52°36′40″N 1°42′49″W / 52.611069°N 1.713660°W / 52.611069; -1.713660
Status Operating since 21 April 2011
Rider height
  • Minimum: 100 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 120 cm
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Family Boomerang 185
Type Steel - Shuttle
Track layout Accelerator
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 750
Propulsion Booster wheel lift hill
Area 60 metres × 22.2 metres
Height 20 metres
Top speed 60 km/h
Length 185 metres
Inversions 0

Accelerator is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK. It was announced in December 2010,[1] and it opened on 21 April 2011. It is the prototype Family Boomerang installation from Vekoma. The ride was originally named Ben 10 Ultimate Mission and was themed to the cartoon series Ben 10 until the branding was removed after the 2016 season and replaced with a cars theme.[2]



The ride has a figure-8 helix, and travels backwards.


Single train with 10 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.



  1. Drayton Manor announce Ben 10 Ultimate Mission - GForce Magazine (Wayback Archive)
  2. "Drayton Manor's re-themed Ben 10 rollercoaster, now 'Accelerator'".

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