Six Flags New England announces new hybrid coaster - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Six Flags New England announces new hybrid coaster

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Six Flags New England announced today plans to add a new state-of-the-art roller coaster called "Wicked Cyclone." The new ride will combine steel and wood to build the first hybrid coaster on the East Coast.

"We take great pride in creating incredible, one-of-a-kind experiences for our guests here at the Thrill Capital of New England," said John Winkler, Six Flags New England Park President. "This project has been years in the making, and the addition of Wicked Cyclone enhances our commitment to delivering world-class thrills to Six Flags New England every year."

Wicked Cyclone will stand 10 stories high and reach speeds of 55 mph. The ride will open summer 2015.

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