The New Revolution (roller coaster)

Coordinates: 34°25′22″N 118°35′47″W / 34.42278°N 118.59639°W / 34.42278; -118.59639
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The New Revolution
Previously known as Revolution (1988–2015), La Revolución (1981–1987), Great American Revolution (1976–1980)
The New Revolution
Six Flags Magic Mountain
LocationSix Flags Magic Mountain
Park sectionBaja Ridge
Coordinates34°25′22″N 118°35′47″W / 34.42278°N 118.59639°W / 34.42278; -118.59639
Opening dateMay 8, 1976 (1976-05-08)
General statistics
ManufacturerAnton Schwarzkopf
DesignerWerner Stengel
ModelLooping roller coaster
Track layoutTerrain
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Height113 ft (34 m)
Drop83 ft (25 m)
Length3,457 ft (1,054 m)
Speed55 mph (89 km/h)
Duration79 seconds
Max vertical angle45°
Capacity1400 riders per hour
Height restriction48 in (122 cm)
Trains2 trains with 5 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.
Flash Pass available
Single rider line available on most days
Must transfer from wheelchair
The New Revolution at RCDB
Pictures of The New Revolution at RCDB

The New Revolution (formerly known as Revolution, Great American Revolution, and La Revolución) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. Manufactured by Anton Schwarzkopf and designed by Werner Stengel, the roller coaster opened to the public on May 8, 1976. The New Revolution is the world's first modern roller coaster to feature a vertical loop and has been recognized for that accomplishment by American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), who awarded the roller coaster its Coaster Landmark status.

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