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Wicked Twister

Cedar Point

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Cedar Point's Wicked Twister is the tallest, fastest "double-twisting" impulse roller coaster. This roller coaster is comprised of a U-shaped tubular steel track with 450-degree twisted ends reaching 215 feet into the air and is powered by linear induction motors. Riders are seated two abreast in specially designed seats suspended from the inverted track above. Wicked Twister races up and down the twisted spikes a total of five times, while being propelled by the linear induction motors to a top speed of 72 miles-per-hour.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2002 Steel Impulse, Inverted Shuttle Intamin AG

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 90°
  • Drop: 206 feet
  • Height: 215 feet
  • Launch: LIM
  • Length: 2,700 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 32 passenger
  • Ride Time: 40 seconds
  • Top Speed: 72 mph

Wicked Twister Facts & History

Features: "Double Twisting" impulse coaster with two 450-degree vertical twists

Estimated cost: $9 million

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

Ride capacity: 1,000 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

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