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 Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World (2016)
The oldest roller coasters made of wooden sleds ave originated from Russian winter sleds rides, date back to 17th century. Then, LaMarcus Adna Thompson obtained a patent regarding roller coasters on January 20, 1885, which were made out of wood. Since then up-gradation of Roller coasters reached sky high and the popularity of the ride also grew large. Roller coasters are one of most common amusement rides that can found in most of all amusement parks around the world. The most modern roller coasters are made of steel but wooden roller coasters are still being produced. In this following list you will find the top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World, read on:

Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World (2016)

1. Formula Rossa (150 miles per hour)
1. Formula Rossa (150 miles per hour)
The Formula rossa is the fastest roller-coaster in the world with top speed of 150 miles per hour. This roller coaster is located in Ferrari world, Abhu Dhabi. Formulla rossa accelerate from 0 to top speed of 150 miles per hour in just 5 seconds. Such blazing acceleration is 4.8 times faster than that of free fall. The formula rossa track is 2.2 kilometers in length and have theme of Italian track Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The ride contains four trains with 4 passenger cars. Once the ride following the launching pad it ascends 171 feet hill and will reach top speed of 150 miles per hour. The ride will cover 2.2 kilometer long track in 1.32 minutes.

2. Kingda Ka (128 miles per hour)
2. Kingda Ka (128 miles per hour)
The Kingda Ka at six flags great adventure park, New Jersey, United States is the fastest roller coaster in United States. Its hydraulic launch mechanism in the ride help it to gain top speed of 128 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds. This blazing speed also help the ride to climb the 456 feet tall hill easily. Then it will descent 418 feet straight down at an angle of 270 degree. It will cover 3118 feet long track in just 28 second. The journey through upside down track with blazing speed also makes weightlessness among riders.

3. Top Thrill Dragster (120 miles per hour)
3. Top Thrill Dragster (120 miles per hour)
The Top Thrill Dragster is the second fastest roller coaster in United Sates situated in the state of Ohio. It is  a complete circuit roller coaster that exceeds 400 feet in height. The ride will accelerate from zero to 120 miles per hour in just 4 seconds. Once the ride leaving the launching area it will gain speed of 120 miles per hour in 4 second. Then it start ascending the 412 feet tall steel hill with an inclination of 90 degree. The train also follows a 270 degree twist upon it’s descending from the hill.

4. Dodonpa (107 miles per hour) 
The Dodonpa is the fastest roller coaster in Japan located at Fuji-Q highland amusement park in Yamanashi. The ride goes up to speed of 107 miles per hour in 1.8 second. Impressively it is 2.7 times faster than that of acceleration due to gravity. In that way Dodonpa offers floating experience for riders. The total length of the track is 1189 meters and ride will cross this distance in just 55 seconds. It will also reach to height of 52 meters during it’s journey.

5. Superman : Escape from Krypton (100 miles per hour)
5. Superman : Escape from Krypton (100 miles per hour)
The Superman : Escape from Krypton is a steel shuttle roller coaster at six flags magic mountain park in Valencia of California. The liner synchronous motors will accelerate this roller coaster from 0 to 100 miles per hour in juts 7 seconds. It will also rise up to a height of 415 feet like superman and riders will also feel weightlessness at that moment. It's Ride duration : 56 seconds.  

6. Ring Racer (99.4 miles per hour)
6. Ring Racer (99.4 miles per hour)
The Ring racer is a formula-one themed roller coaster located at Nurburging motor sports complex in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. Engineers are originally planned to run this roller coaster parallel to grand pix track at maximum speed of 135 miles per hour. It was designed to accelerate this roller coaster from 0 to 217 kilometer per hour in just 2.5 seconds. But few explosion in launching system delayed the opening of ride from 2009 to 2013. At same time it managed to reach speed of 99.4 miles per hour in less than 2 seconds. In 2014 the authorities announced the termination of ring racer project.

7. Steel Dragon 2000 (95 miles per hour)
7. Steel Dragon 2000 (95 miles per hour)
The Steel Dragon 2000 is the longest and sixth fastest roller coaster in the world. Steel dragon 2000 is also the second fastest roller coaster in Japan. Steel dragon 2000 rise up 318 feet and the first hill is at 307 feet. During first drop the roller coaster accelerate up to speed of 95 miles per hour. There are also two hills at the track that having height of 250 feet and 210 feet respectively. The steel dragon 2000 also contains more steels than any other roller coasters for earthquake protection. Ride duration : 4 minutes.

8. Millennium Force (93 miles per hour)
8. Millennium Force (93 miles per hour)
The Millennium force is the first ever Giga coaster in the world, roller coasters with height ranges between 300 feet and 399 feet. It situated in Cedar point amusement park, Ohio, United States. The ride have  three trains with nine passenger cars and will go through 6595 feet long track. The duration of ride in millennium force is 80 seconds. The roller coaster also follows two tunnels, four hills and three over banked turns during it’s ride.

9. Leviathan (92 miles per hour)
9. Leviathan (92 miles per hour)
The Leviathan is the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Canada, located at Canada’s wonderland park in Ontario province. The first hill of Leviathan is 306 feet tall and the ride will reach maximum speed of 92 miles per hour after first drop. The total length of the track is 1672 meters and the angle of first drop is approximately 80 degree. Ride duration : 3 minutes and 28 seconds.

10. Intimidator 305 (90 miles per hour)
10. Intimidator 305 (90 miles per hour)
The Intimidator 305 is the tallest and fastest roller coaster on East Coast of United States located at Kings Dominion theme park in Virginia. Intimidator 305 standing at height of 305 feet, taller than that of Eiffel tower replica near the park. The first drop of Intimidator measures 300 feet and have maximum descent angle of 85 degree. It is one of the fastest roller coasters in the world at speed of 90 miles per hour. Ride duration is 3 minutes, will pass four hills and eight turns in total.

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