The Resistance Arrives in Valencia
In light of Warner Brothers' upcoming Terminator movie, Six Flags has decided to bring another blockbuster attraction to their biggest park, Six Flags Magic Mountain, with the new wooden coaster appropriately named, Terminator: The Coaster.
The ride comes after Six Flags has made attempts to bring families into their parks, espeically the Magic Mountain property as major cutbacks in their ride count has occured, including the removal of many flats and two coasters, the Intamin produced Flashback and the wooden twister Psyclone. Terminator shall take the place of the later.
The park has only stated vague aspects of the ride including a minute video sporting a computer gernerated visual of the actual ride. According to the press release, the ride shall contain at least five air time inducing hills, six high speed turns, and a GCI trademark station-fly-through.
As for actual statistics, the ride has been projected to be 2,850 feet long, which was the only statistic released. From viewing the video, the ride appears to be around 90-95 ft tall and will most likely travel between 50-55 miles per hour.
The rolling stock will be GCI's signature Millennium Flyers, featuring twelve cars of single bench seats for an articulated look. The trains appear to be a rusty gray color, of which, the front seat shall have a low slung nose, allowing for more overview site of the track. Terminator: The Coaster shall be Six Flags Magic Mountain's sixteenth roller coaster, just one behind their seemingly eastern coaster count rival, Cedar Point.
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