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Staggered seating

Staggered seating

A 3D render of the front car of Behemoth

Staggered seating or V-seat is where the seats on a roller coaster's train have an arrow-shaped layout. It is intended to give more a riders a better view. The first coaster to use this type of seating is Behemoth at Canada's Wonderland. The second coaster to use this is Diamondback at Kings Island.

Notable Uses[edit | edit source]

Bolliger & Mabillard[edit | edit source]

Currently, the Bolliger & Mabillard roller coasters that use staggered seating are Behemoth at Canada's Wonderland, Diamondback at Kings Island, Intimidator at Carowinds and Shambhala at PortAventura Park.

Intamin[edit | edit source]

Skyrush at Hersheypark is the first roller coaster to use winged seats, a staggered sit down-floorless hybrid.

Vekoma[edit | edit source]

The standard cars for their Giant Inverted Boomerang model use staggered seating.