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Steel Venom


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This twisted impulse coaster is just plain fun! Steel Venom features a single train suspended from an overhead steel track. Using "Linear Induction Motors" the train is accelerated both forwards and backwards multiple times until it has enough momentum to rise up the forward spiraling and then the reverse straight vertical spikes. Riders will reach heights of up to 185-feet and experience speeds of up to 68 miles-per-hour. Beware there is a scary surprise on Steel Venom, but we won't spoil that here.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2003 Steel Suspended Impulse, Shuttle Intamin AG

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 90°
  • Drop: 185 feet
  • Height: 175 feet
  • Launch: LIM
  • Length: 630 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 28 passenger
  • Top Speed: 70 mph
  • Train Mfg: Intamin AG

Steel Venom Facts & History

Features: Spiraling Vertical Spike

Opening date: May 17, 2003

Estimated cost: $8.5 million

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

Ride capacity: 950 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall and less than 79 inches tall

Where to Coast

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