Superman el Último Escape

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Superman el Último Escape
Superman el Último Escape- logo.jpg
Six Flags México
Park section Pueblo Mexicano
Coordinates 19°17′44″N 99°12′22″W / 19.295666°N 99.206001°W / 19.295666; -99.206001Coordinates: 19°17′44″N 99°12′22″W / 19.295666°N 99.206001°W / 19.295666; -99.206001
Status Operating
Opening date November 19, 2004
General statistics
Type Steel
Manufacturer Chance Morgan
Model Hypercoaster
Track layout Out and Back
Lift/launch system Chain
Height 219.8 ft (67.0 m)
Drop 205 ft (62 m)
Length 5,577.4 ft (1,700.0 m)
Speed 74.6 mph (120.1 km/h)
Inversions 0
Duration 3:04
Max vertical angle 60°
Capacity 1,600 riders per hour
Height restriction 48 in (122 cm)
Trains 3 trains with 6 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 36 riders per train.
Flash Pass Available
Superman el Último Escape at RCDB
Pictures of Superman el Último Escape at RCDB

Superman el Último Escape (meaning Superman: The Last Escape) is a steel Chance Morgan roller coaster currently operating at Six Flags México, since November 19, 2004.[1][2]

History[edit]

Superman el Último Escape in the background.

Superman el Último Escape was originally supposed to be open in 2002, but when Six Flags and the Mexican Government got into a dispute with each other, then construction stopped on the coaster. After two years on the dispute, the two resolve their issues and the construction went back on in 2004, with the ride opening later that year.[1]

Since opening, Superman el Último Escape, took the records for the tallest, fastest, and longest roller coaster in Latin America.[2]

Ride[edit]

Riders are taken out of the station and go through followed by a right hand turnaround, then a left curve, and a straightaway. The train then goes into a braking section, followed small pre-drop to reduce stress to the brakes, then a left hand turn that leads riders up the lift hill. Once falling down the first drop, the train will then build up seventy-five miles an hour of speed by the time it reaches the base of the pull-out fifteen feet above the ground. While riding the coaster the train will go on another 41-metre (135 ft) hill and two 360 degree helix's. The train then goes into a series of bunny hills followed by a brake run followed by a left hand turn that returns riders back into the station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marden, Duane. "Superman el Último Escape  (Six Flags México)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Superman: Ultimate Escape". Retrieved January 10, 2012. 

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