Twisted Mayhem of THE JOKER Unleashed at Six Flags Great Adventure

First Riders to Conquer Coaster Themed to Iconic DC Comics

JACKSON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#thejoker–Today, ultimate thrill seekers visiting Six Flags Great Adventure, the
world’s largest theme park, will take on the newest roller coaster,
The Joker
, when it previews to coaster fanatics and Season Pass
holders. The new 4D, free-fly coaster is the park’s 14th
scream machine, and arguably the most insane among its world-renowned

“Six Flags Great Adventure has a legendary reputation for the biggest
lineup of coasters in the Northeast, and now The Joker takes this
collection to the edge and beyond,” said roller coaster expert Tim
Baldwin. “This genre of ride is so unique. There is no track below you
and nothing above you, so riders are truly doing these acrobatic
maneuvers mid-air. The combination of flips, drops and ultra-cool
straight-up 120-foot lift makes this coaster totally different than all
the other world-class coasters at Great Adventure.”

The unique design of The Joker features:

  • Massive, imposing, floating and twisting I-box track frame in a unique
    purple and green two-tone design
  • One-of-a-kind onboard magnetic technology featuring smooth
    head-over-heels free-fly flips providing guests the feeling of
    weightlessness as they soar outside the confines of a traditional track
  • 4D wing vehicles that seat up to 8 per vehicle with a total of 5
  • Seats that allow riders to face each other as they tumble head over
  • A 120-foot-tall, 90-degree hill that is ascended by an elevator-style,
    chain link lift
  • Two beyond 90-degree “raven” drops creating the sensation of

“The Joker is undeniably one of the greatest DC Comics Super-Villains
ever created. Only someone with his warped sense of humor could provide
this level of insanity or spinsanity with a new,
vertical coaster that delivers gravity-defying somersaults with utter
unpredictability,” said Six Flags Great Adventure President John
Fitzgerald. “It is the perfect addition to our dynamic line-up of
award-winning roller coasters because this ride delivers total mayhem
with its next-generation, cutting-edge thrills.”

The Joker previews to Season Pass holders through Friday evening,
and opens to the general public on Saturday. For more information about
the 2016 season at Six Flags Great Adventure, visit


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entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed
rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more
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