VIDEOS: Record-breaking Steel Vengeance roller coaster ready to rattle Cedar Point visitors this season

Steel Vengeance (CREDIT: Cedar Point)

SANDUSKY, OH (WCMH) — Cedar Point’s newest record-breaking roller coaster, “Steel Vengeance,” is set to open in May.

According to the theme park, the coaster is 205 feet high and features a 90-degree initial drop 200 feet down to the earth, almost 30 seconds of airtime (the most on any roller coaster on Earth), four head-over-boots inversions, ricocheting movements left-to-right, up-to-down and side to side.

The entire ride will be about two minutes and 30 seconds long and reach speeds of up to 74mph. It is located in the FrontierTown portion of the park.

The coaster has been completed and will hold several world records, according to the park, including:

1. World’s tallest hybrid roller coaster (205 feet tall)
2. World’s fastest hybrid roller coaster (74 miles per hour)
3. World’s steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (90 degrees)
4. World’s longest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (200 feet)
5. World’s longest hybrid roller coaster (5,740 feet)
6. Most inversions on a hybrid roller coaster (4)
7. Fastest airtime hill on a hybrid roller coaster (73 mph)
8. Most airtime on a hybrid roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
9. Most airtime on any roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
10. World’s first “hyper-hybrid” roller coaster

Cedar Point will open for its 149th season on Saturday, May 5. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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