A major leap in progress has begun at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park as the Jurassic World Velocicoaster is now periodically doing test runs. This upcoming coaster will be one of the most impressive in Universal’s portfolio. Two launches, numerous inversions, and a 100 foot zero-gravity inverted stall are just some of its impressive feats.[Read more…]
Per an update on Universal Orlando’s official website, it has finally been confirmed that the roller coaster being built in the Jurassic Park section of Universal’s Islands of Adventure, titled “Jurassic World VelociCoaster,” is not only coming to the park, but now has an opening season.[Read more…]
A post from Twitter user @HuckelCommaSean may have just revealed the ride vehicle design for the rumored Velocicoaster construction happening at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Recently, this roller coaster project added raptor figures to the construction site. Now, it appears we may have our first look at the coaster vehicle itself.[Read more…]
Recently, the rumored Velocicoaster construction had a large milestone with the introduction of raptors. While they are covered, it is easy to see these ravenous beasts in their new home. These photos, by Bioreconstruct on Twitter, let us get our first view at the raptors in their upcoming enclosure.[Read more…]
Even though it hasn’t been announced yet, there is no missing the work on the “Velocicoaster” in the Jurassic Park area of Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The new faux rocks are sharp and aggressive, which matches the already “boulder” look of the coaster. While this work won’t make the coaster go upside-down faster or take turns at a sharper angle, I warn you, don’t take this hard work for “granite.” These photos, by Bioreconstruct on Twitter, give a close up view on these new stones you just can’t skip.[Read more…]
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It’s only been two weeks since our last “Velocicoaster” construction update at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Despite that, there is already more to explore. Since Universal Orlando Resort reopened, numerous new track pieces have been added. We went and got a look at the new inversions that have been added to the coaster.[Read more…]