Hersheypark Goes Wild With Its New Coaster Trains

November 15, 2022, 3:42 PM · Rocky Mountain Construction today at the IAAPA Expo unveiled the ride vehicles for Wildcat's Revenge, coming next year to Hersheypark.

The front of each roller coaster train will feature a detailed production of a wood-carved wildcat, ready to pounce and extract its, well... do I even have to say it?

The front of Wildcat's Revenge

Wildcat's Revenge roller coaster train

RMC's rebuild of Hersheypark's 1996 GCI wooden coaster, Wildcat, will run 3,510 feet, topping out at 140 feet. After an 82-degree drop from that hill, Wildcat’s Revenge will hit a top speed of 62 mph as it flies through four inversions.

Wildcat's Revenge will be the third coaster at Hersheypark to carry the Wildcat name and will debut during the 100th anniversary year of the original Wild Cat, which closed in 1945.

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Replies (2)

November 15, 2022 at 7:57 PM

I've seen people divided on this design on other sites, but personally, I think it looks fine. Not great, but fine. It's definitely unique. I just wish this ride was candy themed. I mean, it's not like the draw of Hersheypark is their original themed areas or attractions. It's their coasters and the candy. Twisted Twizzler was such a cool and unique idea, and the track even fits that color scheme.

November 15, 2022 at 9:03 PM

The design is really "interesting" but the real discussion should be on if RMC can make a non-restrictive and comfy ride vehicle

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