Superman: Ride of Steel

Click here to watch the on-ride POV
Superman: Ride of Steel
roller coaster
Six Flags America
Location Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA
Status Operating since May 13, 2000
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Hyper - Virtual reality
Model / product Mega Coaster
Riders per train 32
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height197 feet
Drop205 feet
Top speed73 mph
Length5350 feet
Steepest drop68°
Superman Ride of Steel's Logo.jpg

Superman - Ride of Steel is a steel hyper roller coaster located at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA. Built by Intamin, it is a mirror-image of Ride of Steel at Darien Lake.

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster was announced in March 2000.[1]

In 2016, the ride received virtual reality headsets which played a Superman-themed film, similarly to other rides in the Six Flags chain.

Design[edit | edit source]

Red track and blue supports.

Trains[edit | edit source]

2 trains with 8 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 32 riders per train.

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]