To whet your appetite for a few of this year's most exciting new roller coasters in the United States, here are some recent official photos showing off the construction of Rougarou at Cedar Point, Fury 325 at Carowinds and Thunderbird Holiday World.
Mantis to become Rougarou at Cedar Point in 2015
Cedar Point, The Roller Coaster Capital of the World, will introduce a dynamically new riding experience when it unleashes Rougarou in the spring of 2015 replacing Mantis.
Tallest Fastest Giga Coaster Fury 325 for Carowinds
Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, will be unleashed at Carowinds in Spring 2015 as part of a planned $50 million dollar multiyear investment.
Holiday World Launch Thunderbird Coaster in 2015
Thunderbird, the nation’s first launched wing coaster, will open at Holiday World in 2015 including a 0-60mph launch in 3.5 seconds, plus multiple inversions and near-misses.