Zonga

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, California, USA)

Removed, Operated from 4/25/2003 to 2004

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Schwarzkopf

Statistics

Length:3,675 ft
Height:115 ft
Drop:98 ft
Inversions:4
Speed:54 mph
Max Vertical Angle:70°
Elements:91.5 ft tall Loop
80.6 ft tall Loop
56 ft tall Loop
48 ft tall Loop
Capacity:720 riders per hour

Details

Former status:SBNO from 2005 to 2006
Operated from 4/25/2003 to 2004
Relocations:Gröna Lund as Thriller
Six Flags AstroWorld as Texas Tornado
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as Zonga
Isla San Marcos Parque Temático as Tsunami
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Trains:5 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.
Facts:When the Thriller was moved from Six Flags Astroworld to Six Flags Marine World, some track modifications were made by Premier Rides.  The most significant was increasing the elevation of the first two loops.  The affect of this change would be reducing the Thriller's top speed and lowering the g-forces during the first two loops.
Etymology:Zonga is Swahili for "coil" or "loop".

Zonga - Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, California, USA)

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Zonga - Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, California, USA)