Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, has announced its newest addition for the 2019 season: a triple-record-breaking launch coaster, Maxx Force!
Maxx Force will break three records:
Fastest acceleration in North America – taking riders from 0 to 78 mph in under 2 seconds
Tallest Double Inversion in the World
Fastest Inversion in the World
It will feature the following:
A unique air-powered launching system propelling guests forward at record speeds
The world's highest double inversion at 175 feet above the ground
The fastest inversion on any roller coaster in the world with a 60 mph zero-G roll
Five high-speed inversions
One-of-a-kind custom coaster trains modeled after Formula One racing cars
Animated video of Maxx Force can be seen here.
Maxx Force will be the park's 17th roller coaster and is scheduled to debut in summer 2019 in the Carousel Plaza area of the park.