World’s fastest coaster, Formula Rossa
If you’re required to wear safety goggles, then it must be the fastest coaster in the world! Formula Rossa was officially announced yesterday and the ride’s stats are impressive, especially the 149 mph launch! Read the description from Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s website below:
Celebrating speed, aerodynamics and technical innovation, Formula Rossa will take you on the most thrilling ride of your life. Strap yourself into the F1 cockpit and blast away on the fastest rollercoaster on the planet. You’ll accelerate up to 240km/h, feel the power of 1.7 Gs, and race 52 metres into the sky, before flying through the chicanes and across the finish line. Needless to say, you’ll be leaving your bags and personal belongings safely behind.
• Speed: Up to 240km/h
• 0 to 100 km/h in 2 seconds
• Horsepower: 20,800
• G-Force: 1.7Gs
• Maximum elevation: 52m
• Lowest elevation: 1.5m
Take note: Safety goggles must be worn due to speed. It’s that fast.