Watch the progress as X becomes X2
Construction is complete and X2 is now open!
Six Flags Magic Mountain elevated X, the world's first four-dimensional roller coaster, into the 5th dimension to become X2. This $10 million investment features completely redesigned, sleeker trains and introduces all-new, innovative state-of-the-art visual,
audio and sensory effects.
Click the Video button above to take a virtual ride on X2.
May 15, 2008
The final safety tests are being performed on X2.
March 6, 2008
X is taken to the next dimension with the first test ride of X2.
February 25, 2008
A view from The Sky Tower of the newly painted X2.
February 7, 2008
Compare the old X trains to the new X2 trains!
Holes in the metal framework help reduce the weight of the trains.
February 1, 2008
X2's train in now sleeker and lighter.
A 5 ton overhead hoist holds a coach as the Six Flags Magic Mountain team aligns it with the frame of X2.
January 20, 2008
The paint transformation will take up to 3 months to complete.
Six stories above the ground, workers on spiders paint X2 by brush and roll only.
The transformation of X to X2 will take about 1,500 gallons of red and dark charcoal paint.
December 7, 2007
New sleeker state-of-the-art train for X2.
November 15, 2007
The newly designed X2 train on display.