Wildfire – Fastest Wooden Coaster in Europe

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Wildfire is a wooden roller coaster at Kolmarden Wildlife Park located in Braviken, Sweden. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, the roller coaster is the fastest wooden coaster in Europe, and second tallest wooden coaster in the world. Wildfire offers a world-beating combination of three inversions, a near-vertical free fall angle of 83 degrees and a top speed of 113 km/h.

Facts:
Height: 57 m (187 ft)
Drop: 49 m (161 ft)
Length: 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Speed: 113 km/h (70 mph)
Inversions: 3
Duration: 2:00
Opening date: June 28, 2016
Cost: SEK 110 million

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Theme Park – Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Six Flags Magic Mountain is well known for world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions. It offers the world-class roller coasters and thrill rides like Full Throttle, the world’s tallest and fastest looping coaster, LEX LUTHOR: Drop of Doom, the world’s tallest vertical drop ride, GREEN LANTERN: First Flight, a spinning coaster on a zigzag pattern track, Tatsu, the tallest, fastest and longest flying coaster on Earth. The fastest coaster can reach up to 100 mph, making it one of the fastest in North America. One of these rides has a vertical drop of 415 feet, which is one of the steepest roller coaster drops in North America. That is more than 20 stories of free fall.

Full Price Tickets:

General Admission $67.99
Children Under 48″ $42.99
Children 2 & Under FREE

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Top Three Tallest Steel Roller Coasters

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The tallest coasters currently towers about 45 stories above the ground, while the fastest accelerates to 240 km/h in just under 5 seconds. Tubular steel coasters allow more looping, higher and steeper hills, greater drops and rolls, and faster speeds than wooden.

Kingda Ka
Park: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location: Valencia, California
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Launched Shuttle
Year of 1st ride: 20057
Drop: 456 ft (139 m)

Top Thrill Dragster
Park: Cedar Point
Location: Sandusky, Ohio
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Strata, Launched
Year of 1st ride: 2003
Drop: 420 ft (130 m)

Superman – the Escape
Park: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location: Valencia, California
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Launched Shuttle
Year of 1st ride: 1997
Drop: 415 ft (126 m)

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