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Vortex (Kings Island)

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Vortex (Kings Island) - OnRide - (360p)02:22

Vortex (Kings Island) - OnRide - (360p)


Statistics

Park

Kings Island

Opened

1987

Manufacturer

Arrow Dynamics

Capacity

1,600 Riders per hour

Height

148 feet

Top speed

55 mph

Length

3,800 feet

Inversions

6

Steepest drop

55°

Maximum G-Force

3.9G

Vortex is an Arrow Dynamics sit-down roller coaster lorcated at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. When it opened in 1987, it held the records for most inversions and tallest roller coaster. It held these records for one year before being surpassed by Shockwave at Six Flags.

Preceded by

Viper

First Roller Coaster with 6 Inversions

April 1987-June 1988

Succeeded by

ShockWave

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