Twisted Cyclone

Twisted Cyclone
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Six Flags Over Georgia
Location Austell, Georgia, USA
Status Operating since May 25, 2018
Replaced Georgia Cyclone
Statistics
Manufacturer Rocky Mountain Construction
Type Steel
Model / product I-Box Track
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height100 feet
Drop96 feet
Top speed50 mph
Length2400 feet
Inversions3
Steepest drop75°
Airtime points: 10 - HELP

Twisted Cyclone is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia. It opened in 2018 and is a Rocky Mountain Construction IBox track conversion of Georgia Cyclone, which closed on July 30, 2017.

History[edit | edit source]

A Twisted Cyclone car on display at IAAPA

Georgia Cyclone closed on July 30, 2017. The coaster was announced in August 2017. The lead car for Twisted Cyclone was revealed at IAAPA 2017.[1]

The height was raised to 100 feet (30 m), the angle was steepened to 75 degrees, and a total of ten airtime hills and three inversions were added along the course of the ride. The trains had their theme modified to represent a 1960s-era sports convertible, and the maximum speed remained unchanged at 50 mph. The track was shortened to approximately 2,400 feet (730 m).

Twisted Cyclone opened to Six Flags season pass holders and members on May 25, 2018[2] and to the general public the following day.[3]

Elements

Design[edit | edit source]

Twisted Cyclone features the world's first reverse cobra roll element. This element is basically two zero-g rolls with a banked turn in the middle.

Trains[edit | edit source]

6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

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