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Wicked Twister

Cedar Point

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Cedar Point's Wicked Twister was 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 raced 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 Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2002 Steel Impulse, Inverted Shuttle Intamin AG
  • Height
    215
    feet
  • Drop
    206
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    90°
    degrees
  • Length
    2,700
    feet
  • Top Speed
    72
    miles per hour
  • Launch
    LIM
    propulsion
  • Ride Time
    40 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    1000
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    1 - 32 passenger
     

Wicked Twister Facts & History

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

Opening date: May 5, 2002

Estimated cost: $9 million

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

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