DC Universe
48 Inches
Over-the-Shoulder Restraints
High Thrill
Flash Pass Attraction

Opened May 23, 2015
Ride Type Steel 4D Free Fly Coaster
Ride Height 120 Feet
Drop Height 54 Feet
Track Length 1,019 Feet
Maximum Speed 38 MPH
Inversions Varying
Cars 5
Riders Per Car 8
Manufacturer S&S
Track Color Yellow
Support Color Black

The Motorama Turnpike once called Fiesta Texas home. Credit: RedTail_Panther, Flickr

Replacing an Original

When Batman: The Ride was announced in 2014, it marked the end of the Motorama Turnpike, a Morgan Sports Car ride. Motorama Turnpike is one of the park's original attractions, opening in 1992. The ride featured many 50s luxury cars that guests could take around a track. Today, only the walkway bridge that went over the old Motorama Turnpike ride still exists between Batman: The Ride and Poltergeist.

The Joker at Six Flags Over Texas.

The First of its Kind

When Batman: The Ride opened in 2015, it was the first roller coaster of its kind in the world. At present day, many other Six Flags parks are beginning to add this model to their coaster line-ups. In 2016, Great Adventure added one of these attractions, originally intended to be named Total Mayhem. However, the ride was quickly renamed to The Joker during construction. In 2017, both Great America and Six Flags Over Texas added the roller coaster under The Joker theme. Six Flags has continued to install this unique roller coaster in other parks across the chain.

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