Today Busch Gardens Williamsburg revealed plans for their newest roller coaster, Pantheon. The coaster will be the fastest multi-launch coaster in North America.
Larry Giles, Senior Director, Design & Engineering said “Pantheon is going to be non-stop action for riders. We’ve designed it so that the experience is changing all the time and will keep riders wondering what’s next.”
- Four launches
- Top speed of 72.5 mph
- The second launch goes up 62 mph then backward acceleration at 61 mph then forward again to 67 mph
- 95-degree drop
- 2 inversions (track turns riders upside-down)
- Largest drop is 180 ft.
- The ride is about 156 seconds
- 2 trains each holding 20 riders
- Located in the Festa Italia village