A roller coaster is an amazing fun-filled thrilling ride in an amusement park and was first introduced in 1885. It is a railroad system that has designed patterns of tracks. With the advancement in technology faster roller coaster rides have come to be. Here is the list of the Top 10 fastest roller coaster rides in the world.
It is a steel hyper coaster in Arlington, Texas at Six Flags Over Texas. It is a combination of an out and back roller coaster and a twister roller coaster. It reaches the speed of 85 miles/hour (137 km/h). The ride lasts for the duration of three and half minutes.
9. Intimidator 305
It is a steel roller coaster at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States that has been designed and built by Intamin. It goes to a maximum speed of 90 miles/hour (140 km/h).
It is a steel roller coaster at Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario. It is also the world’s 7th tallest roller coaster. The duration is 3 minutes and 28 seconds with a maximum speed of 92 miles/hour (148 km/hr).
7. Millennium Force
It is a steel roller coaster also built by Intamin. It is located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. It has a maximum speed of 93 miles/hour (150 km/hr).
6. Steel Dragon 2000
It is a steel roller coaster at Nagashima Spa Land amusement part in Mei Prefecture, Japan. It is the world’s tallest complete-circuit coaster. The coaster has been built by D. H. Morgan Manufacturing and has a maximum speed of 95.23 miles/hour (153.26 km/hr).
5. Tower of Terror II
It is a steel shuttle roller coaster at the Dreamworld amusement park on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It was the world’s fastest and tallest roller coast in 1997, but its record was broken later. It reaches the maximum speed of 100.6 miles/hour (161.9 km/hr). The duration of the ride is just 27 seconds.
It is a steel roller coaster at Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. It is considered to be one of the scariest roller coaster rides in the world. The duration of the ride is 55 seconds and it reaches the maximum speed of 107 miles/hour (172 km/hr).
3. Top Thrill Dragster
It is a steel accelerator roller coaster at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. It was built by Intamin and reaches the maximum speed of 120 miles/hour (190 km/hr) and lasts for only 17 seconds.
2. Kingda Ka
It is a steel accelerator roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, United States. It was also manufactured by Intamin. It has the maximum speed of 128 miles/hour (206 km/hr) and the ride lasts for only 28 seconds.
1. Formula Rossa
It is the fastest roller coaster in the world and is located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The maximum speed of the ride is of 150 miles/hour (240 km/hr). The duration of the ride is of a minute and 32 seconds.