Velocity is located at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire. The high-speed thrill ride uses a hydraulic launch to Accelerate riders from 0-60mph in just 2.8 seconds, before racing through over 2000 feet of hairpin turns, dramatic inclines and spine-tingling falls.
Velocity at Flamingo Land
Velocity is the UK’s first and only motorbike launch coaster. Accelerating from 0-60mph in just 2.8 seconds you’ll get to ride at lightning speeds on the tallest and fastest creation of its kind in the world. The ride features a unique restraint design created specifically for Flamingo Land Resort, leaving your upper body to move freely.
Top Speed – 87km/h 54mph
Original Cost – £7m
Est Cost Today – £11m
Length – 2109ft 642m
Height – 57ft 17m
Manufacturer – Vekoma
Type – Steel Launched Motorbike
Lift/Launch – Hydraulic Launch
Inversions – 0
G-Force – Unknown
Trains – 1
Passengers per Train – 16
Ride Duration – 1m 19s
Theme Park – Flamingo Land Resort
Year Opened – 2005
Hydraulic Launched Roller Coaster
Powered Launched roller coasters are a modern form of roller coaster which has increased in use in the last two decades. Velocity at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire is the UK’s first and only motorbike launch coaster. The ride uses a hydraulic launch to Accelerate riders from 0-60mph in just 2.8 seconds giving riders the sensation of racing on high-performance motorcycles over a low twisted layout.
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