Coney Island's newest roller coaster is located near the historic B&B Carousel and new Steeplechase Plaza. Thunderbolt obtained its name from the original wooden coaster that operated on this site from 1925 to 1982. In its new incarnation the Thunderbolt features a 115-foot tall vertical lift hill followed by nearly a half-mile of steel track that is twisted into several thrilling inversions and airtime producing hills.
|Angle Of Descent: 90 degrees||G-force: 4.3 G's|
|Height: 115 feet||Inversions: 3|
|Length: 2,234 feet||Trains: 3 - 9 passenger|
|Top Speed: 56 mph|
Inversions: 100-foot Vertical Loop, 80-foot Zero-G Roll, Immelman
Opening date: June 14, 2014
Estimated cost: $10 million
Individual car has three rows each, seating three abreast per row.
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