Canada’s Wonderland recently dropped a bombshell on the amusement industry in the unveiling of a massive B&M designed giga coaster dubbed Leviathan. The park could now boast an impressive 1-2 punch with this coaster and their 2008 hyper coaster Leviathan. Read more about this exciting new roller coaster: Leviathan | Giga Coaster Coming to Canada’s Wonderland
Verbolten | Busch Gardens Williamsburg – Williamsburg, Virginia
While there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, much has been uncovered about Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s rumored 2012 roller coasters. It could be called ‘Verbolten’ and it’s rumored to be a heavily themed multi-launch roller coaster. It’s said that it will include a ride through a building and drop to the Rhine Rive like the Big Bad Wolf that once occupied the space that it’s being built on. Read more about this rumored ride: Verbolten? | Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s 2012 Roller Coaster
Update 9/17/11 – Busch Gardens Williamsburg has officially announced Verbolten. Watch a teaser video and read more details here.
Dollywood has some big plans for 2012. Details won’t be released for another few weeks, but the parks has been clearing land and blue Bolliger & Mabillard track has shown up at the park. Read more about Dollywood’s 2012 roller coaster: Dollywood’s 2012 B&M Roller Coaster
Update 9/04/11 – Dollywood announced their highly anticipated 2012 roller coaster tonight. Wild Eagle will be a wing roller coaster that’ll take riders 210 feet above the beautiful mountainous park. Then, treat them to a number of cool maneuvers over 3000+ feet of steel track. Read more: Dollywood’s Wild Eagle.
After months of hints and clues via a popular viral campaign, Hersheypark finally let the cat out of the bag. The park will be adding Skyrush, an Intamin hyper coaster with unique trains. Riders will sit four-across in trains featuring floorless outer seats and floored inner seats. Read more about Hersheypark’s 12th roller coaster: Skyrush to Fly Over Hersheypark in 2012
Manta | SeaWorld San Diego – San Diego, California
SeaWorld San Diego will be following suit with its own manta-themed attraction. Unlike SeaWorld Orlando’s Manta, this Manta will be a launch roller coaster. It will feature an underground section and theming that includes huge projection screens. Read more about SeaWorld SanDieg’s Manta: SeaWorld San Diego Announces Manta