Universal to open the world’s “fastest, tallest and most intense” roller coaster in a theme park in June.
Universal announced this Tuesday the inauguration on June 10 at its Jurassic World theme park in Orlando (Florida) of the most “intense, fast and high” roller coaster in Florida, the so-called VelociCoaster.
Thrill-seekers will have the opportunity to ascend 155 feet (47 meters) high and be catapulted into their seats at a speed of 70 miles (112 kilometers) per hour in 2.4 seconds, while dodging raptors and saurians. predators in the velociraptor zone.
It will undoubtedly be the “most intense roller coaster in history,” as Universal Orlando defines it in a statement.
The VelociCoaster , located in the Island of Adventure area, will become not only Florida’s tallest and fastest attraction , but will provide passengers in advanced and sophisticated transportation vehicles with an audio system during the ride.
The attraction uses the same technology that has already been used on the Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure roller coaster in the Harry Potter world, the most visited area at Universal Orlando Resort.
The revolutionary seat design of this roller coaster offers only one front rider protection bar on each turn of up to 360 degrees , leaving the occupant face down.
Universal Orlando indicated that it continues to implement security procedures and guidelines to avoid any contagion of covid-19 , with measures such as examining tourists and team members, the obligation of social distancing or the use of masks.