Tornado (Salitre Magico)

Roller coaster in Colombia
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Salitre Magico
Location Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Coordinates 4°40′01″N 74°05′27″W / 4.666839°N 74.090738°W / 4.666839; -74.090738
Status Defunct
Operated 2010 to 2017
Rider height 120 cm minimum
Replaced by Splash
Name Space Mountain
Location Naucalpan de Juárez, México, Mexico
Coordinates 19°28′59″N 99°14′08″W / 19.482921°N 99.235687°W / 19.482921; -99.235687
Operated unknown to 2004
Alton Towers
Name New Beast
Location Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Park section Forbidden Valley
Operated 1988 to 1997
Replaced by Galactica
Location unknown
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Jet Star III
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 12
Propulsion Electric spiral lift
Top speed 70.8 km/h
Length 872.3 metres
Inversions 0

Tornado was a steel roller coaster built by German manufacturer Schwarzkopf previously located at Salitre Magico in Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia.



Color scheme

Green track and white supports. It opened with dark green track and light green supports. It would later be repainted to feature red track and white supports. The ride had black track and supports at Divertido


2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged inline in 6 rows, for a total of 12 riders per train.

External Links

  • Tornado on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Articles on Alton Towers