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Thunderbolt

Luna Park

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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.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2014 Steel Looping Zamperla

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 90°
  • G-force: 4.3 G's
  • Height: 115 feet
  • Inversions: 3
  • Length: 2,234 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 9 passenger
  • Top Speed: 56 mph

Thunderbolt Facts

Vertical Lift Hill

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.

Where to Coast

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