Most Extreme Roller Coasters in the World

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Roller coasters are definitely being designed for thrill seekers and are constantly trying to be faster, taller, crazier and just aim to be extreme all around. In May of 2016 a new roller coaster will be opened in Cedar Point Amusement Park that breaks several records. Listed below are some of the current extremes in roller coasters before they get replaced by bigger extremes.

Fastest Roller Coaster in the World
Formula_Rossa_coaster Formula Rossa
Park : Ferrari world, Abhu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Maximum speed : 150 miles per hour.
Height : 171 feet.
Ride duration : 1 minute, 32 seconds.

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0SlCqTAFog

Tallest Roller Coaster in the World
14-05-22-Kingda_Ka Kingda Ka
Park : Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Maximum Speed : 128 miles per hour.
Height : 456 feet.
Ride Duration : 50 seconds

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTNcnJS-a2M

Longest Track
SD02 Steel Dragon 2000
Park : Nagashima Spa Land Amusement Park, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Maximum speed : 95 miles per hour.
Height : 97 feet.
Ride duration : 4 minutes.
Track Length : 8,133 feet

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klzlNeOmlJ8

Most Expensive
GalleryV1_DAK-10-e1380289612787-1024x519 Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
Park : Disney’s Animal Kingdom/Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
Maximum speed : 50 miles per hour.
Height : 199.5 feet.
Ride duration : 2 minutes, 50 seconds.
Cost: $100 Million USD

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thuhl6rSKIc

Most Inversions
tumblr_mm9mhqjYOZ1qc36clo1_1280 The Smiler
Park : Alton Towers, Staffordshire, UK.
Maximum speed : 52.8 miles per hour.
Height : 72 feet.
Ride duration : 2 minutes, 45 seconds.
Inversions: 14

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EFbBMlzHyU

Most G-Forces
doubleloops Shock Wave
Park : Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, USA.
Maximum speed : 60 miles per hour.
Height : 116 feet.
Ride duration : 2 minutes.
G-Forces : 5.9G

POV Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu2WnGRJT8k

 

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