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Magic Kingdom General Refurb

Discussion in 'Magic Kingdom' started by WAJAS98, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. Nick C.

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    Yeah, the area near where TRON will be going is going to need to be shortened.

    At the same time though, Autopia at DL feels like it's very natural and like you're driving through forests at times. WDW's has never really felt anything like that.
     
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    I worked at the Speedway in 1974... it was way shorter even then. Thats why I was so surprised not only at the length but the theming done through the ride.
     
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    I've gotten the impression that they're still considering their options for the Speedway. Personally, I hope they give it the Disneyland Autopia treatment with varied terrain and more meandering roads and such, switch to electric cars, and also give it a TRON theme. If it were me, I would just raze the existing Speedway and build a big enough show building there to house both the speedway and light cycle coaster in one large space.
     
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    Most people can ride a better version of it at their local theme park at home. Needs to go.
     
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    Disneyland's is better, but it used to be two different tracks. The Fantasyland Autopia and the Tomorrowland Autopia. The Fantasyland Autopia station was across from the Matterhorn entrance (the current off-road themed section) and the Tomorrowland Autopia station was where the current one is now. A while back, they combined both tracks to make one extra long track and added additional theming and a new large station area.

    I was shocked the first time I rode the one at MK, it was so boring and barren of much landscaping or theme.
     
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    The Speedway would be fine if they just replaced those loud, smelly, smoke-emitting lawn-mower motors...

    Maybe go electric and then it could even fit in Tomorrowland.
     
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    They'll be right under TRON, literally, so I was told they were getting replaced.
     
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    There's still a chance the speedway gets a Tron overlay, too.
     
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    Fake news
     
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    Don't the Tokyo cars have Honda Motors? Wonder if the cars they have are for a motor, reliability, etc test?
     

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