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Viper

Darien Lake

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This is a 3,100 foot long custom Arrow steel looping coaster with a 75-foot drop and five inversions. When Viper debuted at Darien Lake in May 1982 it was the first coaster in the world with five inversions, succeeding the Carolina Cyclone at Carowinds. It held this record for five years until Kings Island's Vortex took the title.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1982 Steel Multielement Looping Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 75 feet
  • Height: 121 feet
  • Inversions: 5
  • Length: 3,100 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 28 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 13 seconds
  • Top Speed: 50 mph

Viper Facts & History

Inversions: Vertical Loop, Batwing, Double Corkscrew

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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