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First look at Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s newest roller coaster, Pantheon

Posted at 12:22 PM, Jan 24, 2020

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Busch Gardens Williamsburg's newest roller coaster is getting ready for launch!

Pantheon, the world's fastest multi-launch roller coaster, will open this spring in the Festa Italia section of the park, according to a release by Busch Gardens. It features four launches, two inversions and a 95-degree drop, and will reach speeds up to 73 mph.

Busch Gardens released rides stats for Pantheon back in July 2019:

  • The ride is a multi-launch coaster
  • Launch 1 speed: 36 mph
  • Launch 2 speed: 50 mph
  • Launch 2 speed (backward): 61 mph
  • Launch 3 speed: 67 mph
  • The track length is 3,328 feet
  • Maximum speed: 72.5 mph
  • Ride duration: Two minutes