The Gravity Group to Open New Coaster at Fun Spot America

Kissimmee, Florida – A new roller coaster is coming in 2017 that will flip Florida thrill-seekers head over heels! Packed into a small footprint, this yet-unnamed wooden roller coaster is big on thrills. The ride features two twelve-passenger Timberliner trains to maneuver the twists of this roller coaster’s track.

New Wooden Coaster at Fun Spot America

After plummeting down the 82 ft [25 m] first drop, the Timberliner trains fly through a zero-g inversion and 11 more moments of heart-racing airtime on an impossibly twisted layout. The zero-g inversion over the station and queue builds anticipation for the exciting ride to come, with rest only coming to the riders after they have braved the fast-paced ride and arrived back at the station.

The extremely sculpted track of this ride is only made possible with the Gravity Group-designed Timberliner trains. As the only wooden roller coaster trains capable of steering though curves, these trains will allow this coaster at Fun Spot America and other wooden-tracked rides to avoid the level of wear and tear often found on other wooden coasters. This ensures this coaster will give a smooth ride for guests for years to come.

Fun Spot America is developing some awesome ideas for the theme of the ride and Timberliner trains.  They are currently seeking sponsorship and naming opportunities. Be sure to follow the development of the ride on the roller coaster’s fact page or our many social media connections.

Ride Statistics

  • Opening Summer of 2017
  • Lift Hill Height: 82 ft [25.0 m]
  • Track Length: 2256 ft [688 m]
  • First Drop: 80.5 ft [24.5 m]
  • Zero-G inversion
  • Max Banking: 115°
  • Airtime: 12 moments
  • Top Speed: 48.5 mph [78.1 km/h]
  • Two 12-passenger Timberliner trains

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Fun Spot America Theme Parks are Central Florida’s only family owned theme parks, with two locations Orlando and Kissimmee. John Arie, Sr., owner and founder of the Fun-n-Wheels attraction in 1978 then developed and expanded the property into Fun Spot America Theme Parks. Fun Spot America Theme Parks features unique patented multi-leveled go-kart tracks, Arcades, Roller Coasters, Family, Kiddie, and Thrill Rides. It is home to the largest arch (Orlando – 250 ft.) and tallest (Kissimmee – 300 ft.) SkyCoasters in the world.

The Gravity Group, LLC combines modern technologies with the classic art of wooden coaster design to create award-winning rides. With work on over 50 different rides around the world, this team of engineers has more experience than any other wooden roller coaster design team. Equipped with best-selling, state-of-the-art Timberliner trains, Gravity Group rides debut with high rankings and stay smooth.