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El Toro (Six Flags Great Adventure)

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roller coaster
El Toro
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Six Flags Great Adventure
Location Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Status Operating since June 12, 2006
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Wooden
Riders per train 36
Hourly capacity 1,500
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height181 feet
Drop176 feet
Top speed70 mph
Length4,400 feet
Inversions0
Steepest drop76°
Duration1:42
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El Toro (Spanish for "The Bull") is an Intamin prefabricated wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, USA.[1] It was designed by Intamin AG and opened in 2006. It had the steepest drop of any wooden roller coaster in the world, at 76 degrees, until this record was broken by T Express in 2008 and New Texas Giant in 2011.

Reception[edit]

El Toro is known to be a very smooth and exhilarating ride, and critics in a 2006 wooden roller coaster poll ranked it 3rd out of 178.[2]

References[edit]

Tallest wooden roller coaster drop
June 2009 - Present
Preceded by
Son of Beast
Tallest wooden roller coaster drop
June 2009 - Present
Succeeded by
None
Fastest roller coaster
June 2009 – May 2014
Preceded by
Son of Beast
Fastest roller coaster
June 2009 – May 2014
Succeeded by
Goliath
Steepest wooden roller coaster
2006 – 2008
Preceded by
Balder
Steepest wooden roller coaster
2006 – 2008
Succeeded by
T Express