If you are frequent visitor to Williamsburg and love roller coasters, 2020 is going to be your year. Busch Gardens Williamsburg has announced that the fastest multi-launch coaster in the world is coming to the park in spring 2020. Pantheon is going to be a beast featuring four launches, reaching a top speed of 73 mph.
Located in the park’s Festa Italia village next to Roman Rapids, Pantheon combines the might of five Roman gods in one record-breaking display of strength, speed and power, including forward and backward launches, two inversions and a 95-degree drop. The Gods reinforce the theming of the new coaster and illustrate some of the thrilling elements for brave riders.
Pantheon Fast Facts
Opening Date: Spring 2020
Type of Ride: Fastest multi-launch coaster in the world
Special Features: 95⁰ drop
Launch 1 speed: 36 mph
Launch 2 speed: 50 mph
Launch 2 speed (backward): 61 mph
Launch 3 speed: 67 mph
Track Length: 3,328 feet
Maximum Speed: 73 mph
Maximum Height: 180 feet
Ride Duration: Two minutes
Seats/Train: two trains, 20 riders per train
Manufacturer: Intamin Worldwide