Lex Luthor Drop of Doom - World's Tallest Drop Ride - Six Flags Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain Announces World’s Tallest Vertical Drop Ride in Lex Luthor Drop of Doom

Six Flags Magic Mountain to Boast World’s Tallest Vertical Drop RideLex Luthor Drop of Doom - World's Tallest Drop Ride - Six Flags Magic MountainYesterday Six Flags Magic Mountain announced Lex Luthor Drop of Doom. Using Superman Escape From Krypton’s tower structure the ride will take guests up to an unprecedented height of 400 feet. This will make it the World’s tallest vertical drop ride. Six Flags Magic Mountain’s press release has more:

Fearless riders will be seated inside floorless gondolas on two vertical tracks flanking each side of the SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton tower. Passengers on the gondolas will be pulled to the top of the tower, experience a brief pause before being released and dropped at speeds of up to 85 miles-per-hour. After five seconds of freefall, the gondola will be stopped by a sophisticated magnetic braking system just a few feet from the ground. – Six Flags Press Release

Here’s a video previewing Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Lex Luthor Drop of Doom:

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