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Xcelerator reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Xcelerator, a roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm. (The minimum height to ride is 52 inches.)

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Posted: July 20, 2009

An Intamin accelerator coaster, themed to be flame-emblazoned '57 Chevys, taking you from zero to 82 mph in 2.3 seconds. You launch up 205 feet in the air, then drop straight back down. Adds 2.2 gs during the acceleration.

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27 votes, so far

The launch was awesome, the name really fits the coaster well. I liked how much the ride slows down over the top hat, it gives you a chance to look around and it feels like you might not make it all the way over! The next little complementary element was a nice thought but it really did nothing. The funny thing about this ride it the drop is typically where the thrill comes from, but on Xcelerator it is the way up. Best ride at Knott's by far (9/10) - Lexi R

I wish the ride was longer. Xcelerator has a really powerful launch. Its best ride at Knott's ! - nick .

This ride is the best ride ive been on in my life. its fast the line goes by quick if no one lags and its intense. I only wish it was longer cause the only thrill there is is the launch and the top hat. over all its awesome! Im a greaser myself and its my kind of ride - isaiah mercado

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