The fastest roller coaster in the world is the Formula Rossa. It has a maximum speed of 240 kilometers per hour (150 mph). It can be found in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at Ferrari World. it can reach maximum speed in 3.9 seconds. It is two kilometers long.
Other Fast Steel Roller Coasters
Next to the Formula Rossa, the second fastest is the Kingda Ka at 128 miles per hour (206 km/h). It is found in the Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA.
The third fastest is the Top Thrill Dragster. It has a top speed of 120 miles per hour (190 km/h). it is located in Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA. The fourth fastest is the Dodonpa with a top speed of 106.9 miles per hour (172.0 km/h). It is in Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan.
The Tower of Terror II is at number five. It can travel 100 miles per hour (160 km/h). it can be found in Dreamworld, Coomera, Queensland, Australia.
The Steel Dragon 2000 is the sixth fastest roller coaster in the world. It has a maximum speed of 95 miles per hour (153 km/h). The Steel Dragon 2000 is in Nagashima Spa Land, Nagashima, Mie, Japan.
The Intimidator 305 is the eighth fastest with a maximum speed of 90 miles per hour (140 km/h). It can be found in Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA. Goliath is the ninth fastest with a speed of 85 miles per hour (137 km/h). The roller coaster can be found in Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA.
Also at ninth place is Phantom's Revenge with a top speed of 85 miles per hour (137 km/h). It is in Kennywood, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA.
At number ten is Furius Baco with 83.9 miles per hour (135.0 km/h). it is in Port Aventura, Salou, Tarragona, Spain.
Fastest Wooden Roller Coasters
The Son of Beast is the fastest at 78.4 miles per hour (126.2 km/h). It is in King’s Island Mason, Ohio, USA. However, it is not running at the moment. This would make the Colossos the fastest. It has a top speed of 74.6 miles per hour (120.1 km/h).
Compared to the fastest roller coaster in the world, the El Toro is only 70 miles per hour. It is found in Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA.