World’s 6 Fastest Roller Coasters

World’s 6 Fastest Roller Coasters
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-roller coaster

Roller coasters are one of most common amusement rides that can be found in most of all amusement parks around the world. Just so you know, this list of World’s 6 Fastest Roller Coasters are not made of wood (the oldest roller coasters originated from Russia are made of wood), they are all made of steel. Up for a speedy ride? Come and join us, discover the world by travelling to different countries with their fastest roller coasters.

#6 Furius Baco
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Furius Baco

Currently holding the list of the fastest roller coaster in Spain is PortAventura Park’s Furius Baco located at Salou, Tarragona. The ride was built and designed for speed and nothing but speed alone. The utterly unique ride has no hills and seats on the outside of the track run at 84 miles per hour.

As part of Ferrari Land (inside PortAventura), a project in progress called “Vertical Accelerator” will use a magnetic motor to launch its trains at a speed of 112 miles per hour towards a top hat tower, it is scheduled to be opened in 2017.

#5 Leviathan
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Leviathan

The fastest roller coaster in Canada is located at Canada’s Wonderland park in Ontario province. The first hill of Leviathan is 306 feet tall and the ride will reach a maximum speed of 92 miles per hour after the first drop.

#4 Tower of Terror IIWorld's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Tower of Terror II

The fastest roller coaster in Australia is found at Dreamland in Queensland. The ride uses magnetic motors which launches straight ahead, rises up an L-shaped track, stops at the top, and retraces its route backwards reaching 100 miles per hour in both directions.

#3 Dodonpa
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Dodonpa

The fastest roller coaster in Japan is located at Fuji-Q amusement park in Yamanashi. The ride goes up to a speed of 107 miles per hour in 1.8 seconds.

#2 Kingda Ka
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Kingda Ka

The fastest roller coaster in the United States is found at Six Flags Great Adventure Park in New Jersey.  The hydraulic launch mechanism in the ride helps it to gain a top speed of 128 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

#1 Formula Rossa
World's 6 Fastest Roller Coasters-Formula Rossa

The number one on our list and the fastest roller coaster in the world with a top speed of 150 miles per hour is located at Ferrari World of Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates.

Shut to your heart’s content! We know it was a thrilling, exciting and a rough ride with these roller coasters. If this list didn’t inspire you to travel the world, then I’ll just keep on inspiring you with our next articles. Tune in for more topics daily. But if you have an open suggestion or a travel-related topic you want to discuss or we to write about, feel free to leave a comment below.

Pro Tip: If you’re planning to visit these World’s 6 Fastest Roller Coasters, make sure to do your research first; also try looking to book your flights using online travel agencies as they tend to, on average, reduce airfare costs by about 43%, a few good ones being Flighthub.com, Travelocity.com, JustFly.com or Expedia.com.

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