Hypersonic XLC Coaster Richmond, VA

This coaster at King’s Dominion Park  was the first coaster of its kind. The Extreme Launch Coaster, or XLC, launches six passengers in an inflated rubber tire car at 4 G’s from zero to eighty miles an hour in less than two seconds. Wright Engineers provided structural engineering for the 1,600- plus feet of track, towers, and banked turns.