Although its creation occurred during the nineteenth century, it was not until 1912 that the first roller coaster of friction and from that moment until today there are millions of people a year who enjoy minutes full of adrenaline and vertigo offered by various roller coasters around the world.
The roller coasters They have been created to provide a sense of risk to its users, however, they have been modified to deliver a greater security guarantee every day, so that, apart from sitting down and enjoying the emotion, you don’t have to think about more details. If you are fond of speed, looping and you are fascinated by vertigo falls, then we show you in versiontravel a list with the best roller coasters in the world.
Eejanaika Opened in 2006 at the facilities of Highland Park, Japan, this roller coaster is popular for offering a four-dimensional ride by turning the seats up to 360 degrees both clockwise and counterclockwise. It goes at an average speed of 122 kilometers per hour and has a first stroke of almost 90 vertical degrees.
Tower of Terror Roller coaster located in Australia and has a peculiar structure in L. Ideal for vertigo fans as it offers a feeling of free fall when running with synchronized engines, it also reaches a maximum speed of one hundred kilometers per hour.
Megaphobia Built in 1996, Megafobia is one of the most respected wooden roller coasters. Megafobia is located in Oakwood Theme Park, Wales, and can reach a top speed of 77 kilometers per hour.
Furius Bacchus Roller coaster located in PortAventura in Spain and reaching a maximum speed of 135 kilometers per hour. Furius Baco is considered the fastest roller coaster in Spain by dethroning the Stunt Fall roller coaster at Warner Park Madrid.
Steel Dragon 2000 Inaugurated in August 2000 and located in Nagashima Spa Land, Japan, Steel Dragon 2000 has a maximum speed of 153 kilometers per hour, has an extension of more than two thousand meters and has elevations of more than 80 meters. In addition, it has the title of having the longest roller coaster ride in the world by exceeding four minutes.
Nemesis. Located in the Forbidden Valley area of the Alton Towers amusement park, England, Nemesis has the title of being the first inverted roller coaster on the European continent.
Gallant. Known as Superman: The Ride of Steel until 2008, Bizarro is over 1.5 kilometers long and is located in Six Flags Great Adventure Park in Massachusetts. In this roller coaster we can feel vertigo at a maximum of 77 kilometers per hour and have an impressive view of the Connecticut River.
Kingda Ka Located in Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey, it was considered the fastest roller coaster in the world for more than four years. Its hydraulic mechanism allows a speed of up to 206 kilometers per hour.
Ring Racer Roller coaster that has a length of more than a thousand meters and that reaches the maximum speed of 217 kilometers per hour. Inaugurated in 2010, it is located on the Nurburgring race track in Germany and could only have the title of the fastest in the world for a few months when it was torn down less than a week ago by the Ferrari Formula One roller coaster.
Ferrari Formula One. On October 27, 2010, the Mundo Ferrari amusement park was inaugurated in Abu Dhabi, a roller coaster that promises to be the fastest in the world to be able to reach a maximum speed of 240 kilometers per hour.