TPR was invited to the grand opening of Fast and Furious: Supercharged! The event was a lot fun, Courthouse Square from Back to the Future served as the backdrop for the ceremony. As a movie fan, getting walk around those sets was incredibly cool! The opening ceremony was kicked off by a performance by the Fast and Furious pit girls, followed by a speech from Universal Studios Hollywood President Larry Kurzweil. Fast and Furious stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and Jason Statham were also on hand. The ceremony was concluded with an epic car chase that officially open the attraction!
Then it was time to time to check out the actual attraction. The facade is very impressive, it really does feel like something pulled out of the movie. The ride is split into three parts with the first two rooms being a pre-show. They blend video with practical sets using the tram monitor or projections, similar to what we've seen in the Forbidden Journey and Gringotts pre-shows. The ride itself is fun, it's basically the same technology as Kong 360, although this has a lot more fog and water effects. It does give you that 360 sensory overload feeling like Kong which is cool. It's definitely the biggest and most technology advanced attraction on the tour and a good grand finale. Fans of the movies should love it, it's definitely a huge improvement over the old spinning tunnel.
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From that point you're taken into the actual attraction. Like I said earlier high action and there's a lot to see on both sides of the tram. There's not really a bad seat for it either. We were in the last car and I was second seat from the right hand side and the 360 effect looked great!
Fast and Furious Supercharged is open now go check it out!!