Thunderbolt (Luna Park)

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Luna Park
Location Brooklyn, New York, USA
Status Operating since June 14, 2014
Cost $10,000,000 USD
Replaced Thunderbolt
Statistics
Manufacturer Zamperla
Type Steel
Product Thunderbolt
Riders per train 9
Propulsion Vertical lift hill
Height 115 feet
Drop 112 feet
Top speed 65 mph
Length 2234 feet
Inversions 4
Angle 90°
HELP
Entrance.

Thunderbolt is a steel roller coaster located at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York, USA. The ride was built by Zamperla and features four inversions. It is situated on the plot of the former Thunderbolt, which was demolished in 2000.

History

Thunderbolt opened on June 14, 2014. Shortly after opening, a trim brake was added after the first airtime hill.

Design

Elements

Orange track and white supports.

Ride experience

The ride begins with a vertical lift hill. After cresting the hill, riders descend a vertical drop and straight into a large vertical loop. The car then enters a zero-g roll, followed by a stengel dive and a banked curve. The car then enters a dive loop that sends it back towards the station. The car travels through the corkscrew and over two airtime hills before hitting the brake run.

Trains

3 cars. Riders are arranged 3 across in 3 rows, for a total of 9 riders per car.