Tracks

Length3,675 ft
Height115 ft
Drop98 ft
Speed54 mph
Inversions4
Vertical Angle70°
ElementsBooster Wheel Lift Hill
91.5 ft tall Loop
80.6 ft tall Loop
56 ft tall Loop
48 ft tall Loop

Trains

Arrangement:5 trains with 6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

Details

Former names:Taz's Texas Tornado ()
Former status:SBNO from to
Operated from to
Relocations:Gröna Lund as Thriller
Six Flags AstroWorld as Texas Tornado
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as Zonga
Isla San Marcos Parque Temático as Tsunami
Capacity:720 riders per hour
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH

History

Originally purchased by German showman Oscar Bruch. It debuted as the Thriller on May 17th, 1986 at the fairground in Freiburg, Germany. For the next 11 years it mostly traveled the German fair circuit before coming to Six Flags AstroWorld.

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