Silver Star in Germany
The largest roller-coaster in Europe has a length of just over 1.5 kilometers and a maximum height of 73 meters. Riding the roller-coaster, you can imagine you are a real fighter pilot. At some points, the speed on the track exceeds 100 kilometers per hour.
Tower of Terror II in Australian Queensland
Those who dare to ride the Tower of Terror are shot up to a height of 115 meters. And after a sudden slowdown at the top, absolutely everyone loses any thoughts. They fall down in 6.9 seconds at a wild speed in a state of weightlessness. The adventure does not end there. The carriages again soar up and only after that the passengers can leave.
Steel Dragon in Nagashima, Japan
The length of the ride is almost 2.5 kilometers. It has the shape of a dragon’s crest and, symbolically, was erected in the year of the Dragon in 2000. It is the longest roller-coaster in the world.
Kingda Ka in New Jersey, USA
This ride is a source of speed, low-frequency screams, and adrenaline. The roller-coaster’s height is 139 meters. It is the highest metal ride in the world. A complex hydraulic mechanism accelerates the car in 3.5 seconds to 205 kilometers per hour.
Colossus in England
The ride is located in the Torp Park of Chertsey. The most swirling steel roller-coasters are located here. The route is stretched for 850 meters and the height is 30 meters. You can ride the Colossus at a speed of 65 kilometers per hour. 10 times you are turned upside down, which adds even more impressions.
White Cyclone in Japan
The height of this ride is 42 meters and the length of the route is 1.7 kilometers. The carriages roll at a speed of about 100 kilometers per hour.
Dodonpa in Japan
Doponda ride can surprise you with the greatest acceleration. By confusing the riders with not the brightest start, it suddenly accelerates to 172 km per hour in 1.8 seconds and then hurls you up and down at almost a vertical loop.
Formula Rossa in Abu Dhabi, UAE
At the moment, this is the fastest ride in the world. It speeds up to 240 km per hour in less than 5 seconds. The speed is so high that the seated in the first row have to wear special protective glasses so as not to damage the eyes.
X Scream in Las Vegas, USA
These are the highest swings on the planet. A short rail bends, the car quickly accelerates and rushes into the abyss, beyond the edge of the roof of the 350-meter tower. At the moment of braking, the nose of the trailer goes far beyond the rail, which makes X Scream one of the most terrible rides in the world.
Thunder Dolphin in Japan
Thunder Dolphin is known for its unique structure. The track is wrapped around a specially constructed hollow structure. The start begins with a dizzying 65-meter drop from a slope of 80 degrees. The train passes through the two holes of the structure during the journey, which causes the heart to beat more often. The race happens at a maximum speed of about 130 kilometers per hour.