Not content to leave well enough alone, Six Flags New England announced on September 15 that Superman Ride of Steel will be redesigned with special effects and newly renovated trains. This four-time winner of Golden Tickets awards for best steel coaster will be outfitted with fog banks, fire bursts, and an audio soundtrack.
"Six Flags is regarded as the undisputed leader in thrill ride innovation and at Six Flags New England we're taking that reputation to the next level,” said Larry Litton, Park President. “The coaster that separates itself from all others will deliver an unprecedented ride experience.
Though running superbly during ACE’s preservation conference, the ride of steel was looking a little faded and in need of sprucing up. The transformation is likely to include new paint and is expected to be complete by Memorial Day, 2009.