Cedar Point to open 'tallest, fastest' roller coaster of its kind

SANDUSKY, Ohio -- Cedar Point announced this week that it will soon be home to the "tallest, fastest and longest hybrid roller coaster in the world."

"Steel Vengeance" will combine a steel track with a wooden structure that climbs to a height of more than 200 feet. Cedar Point said the new coaster provides an extremely smooth and comfortable ride.



Cedar Point said its latest addition breaks several records:
  • World's tallest hybrid roller coaster (205 feet)
  • World's fastest hybrid roller coaster (74 mph)
  • World's steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (90 degrees)
  • World's longest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (200 feet)
  • World's longest hybrid roller coaster (5,740 feet)
  • Most inversions on a hybrid roller coaster (4)
  • Fastest airtime hill on a hybrid roller coaster (73 mph)
  • Most airtime on a hybrid roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
  • Most airtime on any roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
  • World's first "hyper-hybrid" roller coaster (a hybrid construction of smooth steel track set atop a wood support structure, but also reaches a height of over 200 feet, the definition of a hyper coaster)


The ride is slated to open at the Sandusky, Ohio amusement park in spring of 2018.

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