Soar on Ride of Steel a high-speed steel hypercoaster that exceeds 70 mph! Darien Lake's flagship roller coaster climbs a 208-foot lift hill, then comes screaming down a 205-foot drop at a 70-degree angle. Ride of Steel has plenty of "airtime" or negative G-forces found on multiple hills, drops and bunny hops throughout the roller coasters "out and back" layout. This name for this roller coaster originally was Superman Ride of Steel, but the superhero had to be dropped when the park sold.
|Height: 208 feet||Drop: 205 feet|
|Angle Of Descent: 68 degrees||Top Speed: 73 mph|
|Length: 5,400 feet||Trains: 2 - 32 passenger|
|Ride Time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds|
Features: Magnetic Brakes
Estimated cost: $12 million
Train has eight cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall
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