The fastest & Scariest Roller Coasters in the World


1. Formula Rossa РUAE (240 km)

Formula Rossa is a launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Manufactured by Intamin, Formula Rossa is the world’s fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 240 km/h (150 mph).The coaster train accelerates to its top speed in approximately 5 seconds using a hydraulic launch system which generates a release velocity similar to that of steam catapults on an aircraft carrier.[citation needed] The initial acceleration from standstill reaches 100km/h in 2 seconds, beating the best commercially available supercar (as of 2014), while allowing riders to experience 1.7G of force. The roller coaster track is 2.2 km (1.4 mi) in length, ranking it 6th in the world for steel roller coasters.