El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure

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Posted December 14, 2009 by Joel in Roller Coaster Wiki

El Toro at Six Flags Great AdventureEl Toro
Six Flags Great Adventure (Web Site)
Jackson, New Jersey
United States of America
2009 Wooden Golden Ticket Awards Rank: 3rd (Winners)
2009 Wooden Internet Coaster Poll Rank: 2nd (Poll Results)


El Toro Stats from RCDB
Length: 4,400′
Height: 181′
Drop: 176′
Speed: 70 mph
Duration: 1:42
Elements: 181′ tall Lift Hill with a 176′ drop at 76.0°, 112′ tall Hill, 100′ tall Hill, 82′ tall Hill
Born: 2005
Designer: Intamin AG
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El Toro Images
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Current World Records
El Toro is currently the 3rd Fastest wooden roller coaster in the World and the 4th tallest wooden roller coaster in the World. (Records as of 2/2010)


El Toro Wikipedia Page
El Toro (Spanish for “The Bull”) is a wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure. It opened to the public June 11, 2006. It was designed by Intamin AG of Switzerland. It had the steepest drop of any wooden roller coaster in the world, at 76 degrees, until this record was broken by T Express in 2008. It is the third tallest (188 ft) and third fastest (70 mph) wooden roller coaster in the world. It is also the first wooden roller coaster to use a cable lift hill instead of the traditional chain lift. Because of the extreme negative g-forces (airtime) on the ride, the lap-bar restraints are very tight, causing some problems for older and larger riders. Read the full entry.


El Toro POV Video

Watch this El Toro POV Video on YouTube.
Note – This video was filmed by professionals with permission from the park.
For safety reasons, please DO NOT take a camera on a roller coaster.


El Toro Reviews & Ratings
The Coaster Critic’s Blog
El Toro: A Landmark Roller Coaster Is Born Ladies and gentlemen, the future is here! Riding El Toro is something any coaster enthusiast, heck, any person with a pulse should do. Especially if you think you know what wooden coasters have to offer. El Toro is going to turn your world upside down. Rating: 10/10

Theme Park Critic
Average Rating: 4.93/5


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