Tower of Terror when it opened became the world's tallest (377 feet), fastest (100 mph) roller coaster. The height record was eclipsed a few months later when Six Flags Magic Mountain opened Superman The Escape. Tower of Terror is a reverse freefall, launched shuttle coaster from Intamin. The trains accelerate from 0 to 100 mph in 7 seconds using high-tech LSM motors. Riders experience 6.5 seconds of weightlessness during the ride.
|1997||Steel||Reverse Freefall, Launched Shuttle||Intamin AG|
|Angle Of Descent: 90 degrees||Drop: 328 feet|
|G-force: 4.5 G's||Height: 377 feet|
|Launch: LSM (Linear Syncronous Motors)||Length: 1,235 feet|
|Trains: 1 - 15 passenger||Ride Time: 28 seconds|
|Top Speed: 100 mph||Train Mfg: Intamin|
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