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Vertigo (Zoomarine)

Vertigo (Zoomarine)

roller coaster
Location Rome, Lazio, Italy
Status Operating since 27 March 2010
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Model / product Looping Star
Hourly capacity 1,700
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height80.4 feet
Top speed47.9 mph
Length1,942.3 feet

Vertigo is a steel roller coaster currently located at Zoomarine in Rome, Lazio, Italy. It was designed by Anton Schwarzkopf and Werner Stengel, and is a portable model.

History[edit | edit source]

The ride has been relocated numerous times.

Amusement Park Opened Closed Notes
Freizeitpark 1979 1984 Called the "Looping Star".
Kirchhorst 1985 1987
OK Corral Unknown Unknown Operated during the late 80s.
Parque de Atracciones de Madrid June 1992 1998 Pink track and turquoise supports.
Plutón Park 2000 2001
Luneuer 2002 2007 Red track and white supports. Leased from Bembon Rides.
William Bird (Sales) Ltd. (travelling) Bought By William Bird (Sales) Ltd., who travelled with the ride in Ireland under the name "Shockwave". Its first stop was Funderland Dublin from December 26, 2007 to January 7, 2008. It has since been to other places, such as Tramore Amusement Park.
Zoomarine 2010 N/A The Shockwave was renamed "Vertigo". Around 2014, it was repainted.

Design[edit | edit source]


Trains[edit | edit source]

7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.