Tonnerre de Zeus

Parc Astérix (Plailly, Picardie, France)

Operating since 1997

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Make: Custom Coasters International, Inc.

Statistics

Length:4,044 ft
Height:98 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:52 mph
Duration:2:05
Elements:98 ft tall Lift Hill
Tunnel
572° Helix
256° Helix

Details

Designer:Dennis McNulty, Larry Bill
Trains:2 trains with 7 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.
Built by: Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Facts:When the Tonnerre de Zeus opened, it had two blue trains.  For the 2004 season two new trains were purchased -- one red and one blue.
Etymology:"Tonnerre de Zeus" is French for "Thunder of Zeus".
Theme:In Greek mythology, Zeus was the king of gods, and is associated as being a weather god. His weapon was a thunderbolt, which he hurled at those who displeased him.

Tonnerre de Zeus - Parc Astérix (Plailly, Picardie, France)

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Tonnerre de Zeus - Parc Astérix (Plailly, Picardie, France)


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