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Diamondback

Kings Island

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Marketed as the tallest, fastest and meanest roller coaster to hit Kings Island, Diamondback will debut in April 2009. This 5,282-foot long B&M hypercoaster spans across ten acres of terrain, wooded hills and feature a spectacular splashdown ending. The Diamondback roller coaster will stand 230-feet high, reach a top speed of 80 miles per hour and conquer 10 drops during the three-minute ride.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2009 Steel Hypercoaster Bolliger & Mabillard

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 74 degrees Drop: 215 feet
Height: 230 feet Length: 5,282 feet
Trains: 3 - 32 passenger Ride Time: 3 minutes
Top Speed: 80 mph

Diamondback Facts

Features: 10 Drops (215-feet, 193-feet, 131-feet, 129-feet, 110-feet, 106-feet)

Braking systems: Magnetic, Water and Mechanical

Opening date: April 18, 2009

Estimated cost: $22 million

Train has eight cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,620 passengers per hour

Where to Coast

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