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Wicked Twister

Wicked Twister

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roller coaster
Wicked Twister
Wicked Twister overview from sea.jpg
Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Status Operating since May 5, 2002
Cost $9,000,000 USD
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel - Inverted - Launched - Shuttle
Model / product Twisted Impulse Coaster
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1,000
Propulsion LIM launches
Height215 feet
Drop206 feet
Top speed72 mph
Steepest drop90°

Wicked Twister is an Intamin inverted launched shuttle roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. It's currently the tallest and fastest inverted coaster in the world. The ride consists of one train on a double-ended track which, as a whole, forms a U-shape. Both ends of the towers have a 450-degree twist.

History[edit | edit source]

Wicked Twister was announced in November 2001.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster is an Impulse Coaster installation from Intamin. It is the first and only Impulse Coaster with two vertical twisted spikes.

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