Apple Zapple

Roller coaster
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Apple Zapple
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The ride after its retheme
Kings Dominion
Location Doswell, Virginia, USA
Coordinates 37°50′12″N 77°26′43″W / 37.836644°N 77.445214°W / 37.836644; -77.445214
Park section Candy Apple Grove
Status Operating since March 23, 2002
Rider height
  • Minimum: 44 inch
  • Min. unaccompanied: 54 inch
Statistics
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Wild Mouse (large park)
Type Steel - Wild Mouse
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 960
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 51.8 feet
Drop 49.8 feet
Top speed 35 mph
Length 1312.3 feet
Inversions 0
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Apple Zapple (formerly Ricochet) is a steel wild mouse roller coaster at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, USA. The ride was built by Mack Rides and opened on March 23, 2002. It is situated in the Candy Apple Grove themed area.

History

Ricochet was announced on August 1, 2001. Upon its opening on March 23, 2002, it was the twelfth roller coaster at the park.[1]

On February 2, 2018, Kings Dominion announced that Ricochet would be renamed Apple Zapple. The color scheme was changed to green track and brown supports.[2] Previously it had yellow track with blue and silver supports.

Design

The track layout consists of a large first drop followed by several high hairpin switchbacks. The ride finishes with a couple of smaller drops.

Colour scheme

Green track and brown supports. The ride opened with yellow track and silver supports.

Trains

10 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car.

Images

References

External links


Articles on Kings Dominion
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