Superman Escape

Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

Operating since 12/26/2005

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Intamin AG
Model: Other / Accelerator Coaster

Statistics

Height:131.3 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:62.1 mph
G-Force:4.2
Max Acceleration:0 - 62.1 mph in 2.0s
Elements:131.3 ft tall Top Hat - Outside

Details

Lift / Launch System:Hydraulic Launch
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.
Theme:The ride starts in a MRT (Metropolis Rapid Transit) subway station.  Warnings of tremors make it necessary to move to the next station.  This is move is done via a typical tire drive system.  Many special effects follow such as gas mains bursting, a pumping station blowing resulting in a flood and collapsing walls.  Then a blue streak is seen followed by Superman saying that he will save you and to keep your heads back.  This is followed by the main launch.
Cost:$12,000,000 AUD.

Superman Escape - Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

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Superman Escape - Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)