NEW JERSEY (FOX 5 NY) - Six Flags Great Adventure has announced that, in 2020, it will unveil a new, huge rollercoaster, the Jersey Devil Coaster.
Calling it “the tallest, fastest and longest single rail coaster,” the Jersey Devil Coaster will stand 13 stories tall and take riders at speeds up to 58 mph while hurtling riders through “foreboding woods” along over 3,000 feet of track with an 87-degree, 130-foot drop and two inversions.
Fear the #JerseyDevil Coaster in 2020 at Six Flags Great Adventure - shattering three world records for the longest, tallest, fastest single rail coaster on the planet! #sixflags #sixflagsgreatadventure pic.twitter.com/bUZgBlAF62— Great Adventure (@SFGrAdventure) August 29, 2019
The name takes its name from the legendary creature from folklore, the Jersey Devil, said to inhabit the Pine Barrens of South Jersey.
Riders will have to meet the 48-inch height requirement to ride the rollercoaster. It is set to debut in the summer of 2020.