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Busch Gardens unveils new roller coaster

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Mar 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-27 12:13:57-04

Williamsburgs, Va –  Busch Gardens has announced their lasted stomach sinking attraction —  Tempesto.

The Parks President Carl Lum announced the launch coaster’s name, its key features and its opening date during a special pass member preview day held on Saturday, March 21st.

The coaster will debut April 25th, with three launch elements and a max speed of 63 mph.

Tempesto launches riders forward, then backwards into the ride’s station house. The coaster then thrusts riders up 154 ft. in the air to face a looped inversion.

Theme park review group “Behind the Thrills” has posted video showing testing of the new coaster.

-Zindzi Randolph, WTKR Intern