Vertical Velocity
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, USA
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Dubbed VČ for short, this "impulse coaster" from Intamin uses electromagnets to accelerate the train back and forth through the station. Another set of magnets gives riders a sudden scare by stopping the train in mid-air.

Vertical Velocity roller coaster at Six Flags Great America

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