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Diamondback

Kings Island

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Marketed as the tallest, fastest and meanest roller coaster to hit Kings Island, Diamondback will debut in April 2009. This 5,282-foot long B&M hypercoaster spans across ten acres of terrain, wooded hills and feature a spectacular splashdown ending. The Diamondback roller coaster will stand 230-feet high, reach a top speed of 80 miles per hour and conquer 10 drops during the three-minute ride.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2009 Steel Hypercoaster Bolliger & Mabillard
  • Height
    230
    feet
  • Drop
    215
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    74°
    degrees
  • Length
    5,282
    feet
  • Top Speed
    80
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    3 minutes
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    1620
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 32 passenger
     

Diamondback Facts & History

Features: 10 Drops (215-feet, 193-feet, 131-feet, 129-feet, 110-feet, 106-feet)

Braking systems: Magnetic, Water and Mechanical

Opening date: April 18, 2009

Estimated cost: $22 million

Train has eight cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Where to Coast

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