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Mantis

Cedar Point

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Mantis is a multielement "stand-up" roller coaster designed and built by Bolliger & Mabillard of Switzerland. Three specially designed trains allow riders to experience this 3,900-foot long tubular steel tracked roller coaster while standing up. Mantis begins with a 145-foot tall lift hill and a 137-foot initial descent that accelerates the trains 60 mph. On board you'll encounter four inverting elements, in order: 119-foot tall vertical loop; 103-foot tall dive loop; 83-foot tall inclined loop; and a 360-degree flat spin. Since opening in 1996, Mantis has given more than 13 million rides.

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Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1996 Steel Stand-Up Bolliger & Mabillard

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 52 degrees Drop: 137 feet
Height: 145 feet Inversions: 4
Length: 3,900 feet Trains: 3 - 32 passenger
Ride Time: 2 minutes, 40 seconds Top Speed: 57 mph
Train Mfg: Bolliger & Mabillard

Mantis Facts

Inversions: 119-foot Vertical Loop, 103-foot Dive Loop, 83-foot Inclined Loop, Corkscrew (Flat Spin)

Estimated cost: $12 million

Train has eight cars with one row each, standing four abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,800 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

Where to Coast

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