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Superman The Escape Facts

Superman The Escape was the tallest (415 feet), fastest (100 mph) thrill ride on the planet in 1997.

Superman is called a reverse freefall, but may be considered a shuttle coaster as well.

Superman's 15 passenger trains are launched from 0 to 100 mph in just seven seconds!

This ride uses state-of-the-art linear synchronous motors to accelerate the six ton vehicles.

Ride Specs
Height: 415 feet
Max drop: 328 feet
Descent angle: 90°
G-force: 4.5 G's
Top speed: 100 mph
Length: 1,315 feet

Ride Maker
Intamin AG

Ride Location:
Six Flags Magic Mountain

Photos by Chris Caravello and Eric Gieszl. Copyright © 1998 Ultimate Rollercoaster.
Superman The Escape logo courtesy of Six Flags Magic Mountain. All rights reserved.