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Top 5 Fastest Roller Coasters

RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch Walkthrough and Guide by Dennis (Sanzano)
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Top 5 Fastest Roller Coasters

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#1: Formula Rosa
Ferrari World, United Arab Emirates
Formula Rosa is the fastest roller coaster in the world with a top speed of 150 miles per hour. This roller coaster accelerates from zero to its top speed of 150 miles per hour in 5 seconds. The track which is themed on the Italian Autodromo Nazionale Monza is 2.2 kilometers in length and the ride takes 92 seconds. The ride contains four trains with four passenger cars.

#2: Kingda Ka
Six Flags Great Adventure Park, New Jersey, USA
Kingda Ka is the fastest roller coaster in the United States. The ride has a hydraulic launch mechanism that enables it to gain a top speed of 128 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds. The ride will climb a 456 feet hill before descending 418 feet straight down at an angle of 270 degree. The track is 3118 feet long and the ride takes 28 seconds, much of it upside down.

#3: Top Thrill Dragster
Cedar Point, Ohio, USA
Top Thrill Dragster is the second fastest roller coaster in the United States. It is the first ever strata coaster in the world, a complete circuit roller coaster that exceeds 400 feet in height. The ride will accelerate from zero to 120 miles per hour in 4 seconds accending the 412 feet that has an inclination of 90 degrees before decending the hill and following a 270 degree twist. The ride itself lasts 30 seconds.

#4: Do-Dodonpa
Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park, Yamanashi, Japan
Dodonpa uses compressed air to launch its trains, it is the fastest roller coaster in Japan and has the largest loop in the world. It reaches a speed of 107 miles per hour in 1.8 seconds. The total length of the track is 1189 meters, a distance which this ride will cross in 55 seconds.

#5: Superman Escape from Krypton
Six Flags Magic Mountain Park, California, USA
This roller coaster is a steel shuttle that utilises Liner Synchronous Motor (LSM) technology to enable it to accelerate from 0-100 miles per hour in 7 seconds. The ride will rise up to a height of 415 feet and riders will experience weightlessness at that moment for 6.5 seconds. Escape from Krypton has the third-tallest structure and the third-longest drop in the world. The ride itself covers 1,315 feet of track and lasts 56 seconds.

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