Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

The ride of a roller coaster is considered as the most adventurous ride that one could ever experience at any amusement park. This is the reason why only adventurous and audacious people opt for it, because a roller-coaster ride is definitely not for all the chaps who are weak-hearted. Here is the list of the Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World.

[dropcap]10[/dropcap] Intimidator 305

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Intimidator 305-Photo via themeparkreview.com

As the name suggests, the Intimidator 305 is surely going to intimidate all the adventure out of you. This roller coaster also happens to be the fastest as well as the tallest thing on the East Coast of the United States.

This roller coaster stands at a huge height of 305 feet and is surely going to give you chills after the most adventurous ride. Located at the Kings Dominion theme park in Virginia, this roller coaster is even considered as taller than the replica of Eiffel tower nearby the part. The top speed you will experience here during your ride is 90 mph. This is 3 minutes of both fun as well as intimidation.


[dropcap]9[/dropcap] Leviathan Roller Coasters 

Leviathan Roller Coaster

Leviathan is considered as the ninth fastest roller coaster that runs with a maximum speed of 92 mph respectively. This roller coaster also happens to be one of the fastest as well as tallest rides of Canada. The very first hill of this roller coaster is 306 feet tall which is simply unfathomable.

The total length of the track of this roller coaster reaches up to 1672 meters, thereby making an angle of 80 degree respectively. This ride is located in the Canada Wonderland Park, Ontario.


[dropcap]8[/dropcap] Millennium Force Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Millennium Force-Photo via youtube

This roller coaster ride is referred to as the first ever Giga coaster in the world that also happens to be the fastest roller coaster. The roller coaster reaches up to an incredible height of 300-399 feet respectively.

This roller coaster was opened in the year 2000 and during this time it was considered as the fastest and the tallest roller coaster of the world. The track of this ride is 6595 feet long and it lasts for a period of 80 seconds.


[dropcap]7[/dropcap] Steel Dragon 2000

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Steel Dragon 2000-Photo via wikimedia.org

This roller coaster ride is considered as the seventh fastest roller coaster ride of the world. At the same time, this roller coaster is considered as the fastest roller coaster of Japan. This dragon rises up to 318 feet, entertaining the first hill which is 307 feet tall.

The ride further speeds up giving you chills at 95 mph during its first drop, and it keeps on increasing with each drop respectively. At the same time, this roller coaster assures the safety of the passengers and therefore it contains more steels than any other ride.


[dropcap]6[/dropcap] Ring Racer Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Ring Racer-Photo via http://www.parkworld-online.com

Ring Racer is considered as the sixth fastest roller coaster in the entire world. It is located in Germany and is considered as one of the most visited places there, both by the locals as well as the tourists. The maximum speed that this roller coaster picks is 135 miles per hour. Thus, this is incredible indeed! This roller coaster was designed in order to accelerate it from 0 to 217 km per hour in 2.5 seconds only.

The ride is both scary as well as adventurous.


[dropcap]5[/dropcap] Superman Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Superman rooer coaster-Photo via nocookie.net

This roller coaster totally justifies its name and is considered as the fifth fastest roller coaster of the world. This ride is located in the Valencia of California and is considered as one of the most visited places located there. The best thing about this ride is that it reaches up to a huge speed of 100 meter per hour within a period of 7 seconds only. Besides, it rises high reaching up to a height of 415 feet. Thus, this surely takes the breath of all the riders away.

The ride was launched in the year 1996, but the same was renovated and reopened in the year 2011.


[dropcap]4[/dropcap] Dodonpa Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa-Photo via ThousandWonders.net

Another fastest roller coaster from Japan that also happen to be the fourth fastest roller coaster of the world is the Dodonpa which is located at the Fuji-Q highland amusement park in Yamanashi. Believe it or not, the speed of this roller coaster reaches up to 107 miles per hour, thereby giving you the ride of your life. If you are adventurous enough, you will urge for a second chance as well.

However, if you are not, you will get scared for sure. This ride is 2.7 times faster than any other ride of the world. The total length of the track of this roller coaster reaches up to 1189 meters.


[dropcap]3[/dropcap] Top Thrill Dragster

This ride is considered as the second fastest roller coaster of the United States as well as the third fastest roller coaster of the world. Situated in Ohio, this roller coaster gains an incredible speed of 120 mph in just 4 seconds. Thus, you experience wonders within the blink of your eye.

The inclination of 90 degrees during the ride surely promises to give you chills during the ride. There is also a 270 degree twist that will boost your adrenaline rush for sure.


[dropcap]2[/dropcap] Kingda Ka Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Kingda Ka-Photo via leisureopportunities.co.uk

Here comes the fastest roller coaster of the United States. This ride is located at the six flags adventure park and is surely full of adventures that are not meant for everyone. This ride has been designed in such a manner that it reaches up to 128 mph within 3.5 seconds only. Thus, you can imagine the mechanism behind this mighty ride. It easily lets you climb up to 456 feet taking an angle of 270 degree.

The ride completes itself in 28 seconds and is considered as the second fastest roller coaster of the world.


[dropcap]1[/dropcap] Formula Rossa Roller Coasters 

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World
Formula Rossa-Photo via OrangeSmile.com

Formula Rossa is considered as the fastest roller coaster of the world that functions at a top speed of 150 mph. Located in the Ferrari world, Abu Dhabi this ride is surely not for the weak hearted and therefore one requires a lot of gumption to prepare himself/herself for this ride.

This ride comprises of four different trains along with four passenger cars. The ride covers long 2.2 kilometers in 1.32 minutes only.


Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

Rank Fastest Roller Coasters 
1 Formula Rossa
2 Kingda Ka
3 Top Thrill Dragster
4 Dodonpa
5 Superman
6 Ring Racer
7 Steel Dragon 2000
8 Millennium Force
9 Leviathan
10 Intimidator 305

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