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.
|2009||Steel||Hypercoaster||Bolliger & Mabillard|
|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|
Braking systems: Magnetic, Water and Mechanical
Estimated cost: $22 million
Train has eight cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Ride capacity: 1,620 passengers per hour
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