New Cedar Point roller coaster
Photo: Photo courtesy of Cedar Point
Photo: Photo courtesy of Cedar Point

Cedar Point unveils its ‘wildest ride’ yet — and we can’t wait to try it!

King’s Island’s lake-loving sister, Cedar Point, just announced that its adding another monstrous roller coaster to its already world-breaking collection. 

Set to open in 2018, Steel Vengeance is promised to be the park’s “wildest ride Cedar Point has ever built,” according to a CP news release. 

Photo: Photo courtesy of Cedar Point

>> 3  things to know about King’s Island

Vengeance will make its home in Frontier Town, where “three new outlaws have banded together to 'unsaddle' the reign of Maverick, FrontierTown’s low-to-the-ground, double-launching roller coaster.” 

Photo: Photo courtesy of Cedar Point

The coaster required a new classification all its own, becoming the world’s first “hyper-hybrid” roller coaster. 

>> King’s Island tests new Mystic Timbers roller coaster

Combining the power of steel, with the thrill-factor of a wooden coaster, Vengeance, according to Cedar Point, will be an extremely smooth and comfortable ride while enabling the coaster’s trains to perform maneuvers previously unheard of on a wooden roller coaster. 

Photo: Photo courtesy of Cedar Point

>> Free outdoor fitness class Thursday at Austin Landing 

“There are so many unexpected moments on Steel Vengeance, it’s just plain twisted,” said Jason McClure, vice president and general manager of Cedar Point. “It’ll be an extremely wild experience for our guests.”

A new hybrid coaster coming to Cedar Point in 2018

Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.