Busch Gardens Williamsburg coaster coming in 2020 promises epic thrills

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Busch Gardens announced Tuesday that visitors who return to the park next year will be treated with a new ride!

According to Busch Gardens, the new “Pantheon” roller coaster coming in 2020 promises to be the fastest multi-launch coaster in North America — reaching a top speed of 72.5 mph.

The forward and backward launching Intamin coaster will also feature a 95 degree drop.

The Pantheon coaster features a Roman theme with sections of the ride named after Neptune, Mercury, Jupiter, Pluto and Minerva to represent the might of five Roman gods.

Photo courtesy: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Free pins featuring the Pantheon® attraction will be handed out to the first 1,000 guests at the Oktoberfest Pin Cart on Aug. 7.

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