Six Flags Inc. has announced a long awaited list of brand new rides, roller coasters, attractions and shows for the entire chain, park by park! As of right now, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Great America will be the only two installing a brand new roller coaster!
Six Flags Great America – Billed as the only wing coaster in the United States, X-Flight by Bolliger & Mabillard will feature barrel rolls and high-speed drops with seats that straddle the 3,000-foot-long track.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – The Superman: Ultimate Flight launch coaster will rocket riders at 60 miles per hour through a towering 150-foot-high inversion and a pair of vertical twists.
Six Flags Magic Mountain – The Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom drop tower will be attached to both sides of the park’s 415-foot-tall Superman: Escape from Krypton coaster tower. The new thrill ride will rank as the world’s tallest (400 feet) and fastest (85 mph) drop tower.
Six Flags America – The 100-foot-tall Apocalypse stand-up coaster will travel at 55 mph through a loop and a corkscrew along a 2,900-foot-long track. The 1990 Bolliger & Mabillard coaster, formerly known as Iron Wolf, will be relocated from Six Flags Great America near Chicago.
Six Flags New England – The 192-foot-tall Goliath inverted boomerang coaster will travel forward and backward at 65 mph through a cobra roll and a loop along a 1,200-foot-long track. The 2001 Vekoma coaster, formerly known as Deja Vu, will be relocated from Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles.
Six Flags Great Adventure & Six Flags Fiesta Texas – Both parks will install Sky Screamer swing towers for 2012. No word yet on the ride heights at Great Adventure and Fiesta Texas.
Six Flags St. Louis & Six Flags Great Adventure – Both parks will add a Bonzai Pipeline looping water slide to their respective Hurricane Harbor water parks.
Great Escape – The Nordic-themed Alpine Freefalls water slide complex will be added to the Great Escape’s Splashwater Kingdom water park.
Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Mexico & La Ronde have not yet announced their additions…