Whizzer (California's Great America)

Roller coaster in the United States
California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1976 to 1988
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Speed Racer / Extended Jumbo Jet
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Electric spiral lift
Height 70 feet
Drop 64 feet
Top speed 42 mph
Length 3100 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:00

Whizzer was a steel roller coaster previously located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. It was manufactured by Schwarzkopf and operated from 1976 to 1988.


Color scheme

Black track and green supports, had black track and white supports earlier.


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

External links

  • Whizzer on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

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