Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California, USA)

Operating since 6/22/2002

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Intamin AG
Model: Other / Accelerator Coaster


Length:2,202 ft
Height:205 ft
Speed:82 mph
Max Vertical Angle:90°
Max Acceleration:0 - 82 mph in 2.3s
Elements:Top Hat - Outside
Capacity:1,330 riders per hour


Lift / Launch System:Hydraulic Launch
Cost:$13,000,000 USD
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Trains:2 trains with 5 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.
Facts:157' Launch track.

The first banked turn stands 110' tall and the second at 90' tall.

In the Xcelerator's motor building there is a sign with statistics that slightly differ from the ride's published statistics: 81 mph, 2201 feet of track, 56' long storage track, Model Number : T-424, 900 pounds per car (weight capacity), 1200 per hour (rider capacity), 60 second theoretical dispatch interval, Duration per cycle : 22 seconds, and Minimum curve radius (tower) : 7.5 meters.
Location:Located in the area where the former Windjammer operated.

Xcelerator - Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California, USA)

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Xcelerator - Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California, USA)