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The World's 10 Fastest Roller Coasters

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Number 1: Formula Rossa- 149.1 mph
Formula Rossa is the fastest roller coaster anywhere.
Ferrari World. Used with permission.
  • At Ferrari World on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, part of the United Arab Emirates
  • Hydraulic launch coaster manufactured by Intamin AG of Switzerland

Gentlemen (and ladies), start your engines! The fastest roller coaster on the planet reaches an astonishing top speed of 149.1 mph (240 kmh). That, coaster fans, is fast. Formula Rossa accelerates from 0 to 100 km (62 miles) in 2 seconds, climbs 52m (171 feet), and generates 1.7 Gs.

The ride starts inside the indoor theme park, accelerates through the dome, travels outside the park, and returns to the loading station inside the building. The train's cars look like flashy red Formula One Ferraris (and travel as fast). It is so intense, passengers are issued goggles to protect their eyes.

Read more about Formula Rossa and Ferrari World.

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