Roller coasters in the United States ranked by top speed in 2017 (in miles per hour)

Ranking of roller coasters in the U.S. by top speed 2017 The statistic shows a ranking of roller coasters in the United States in 2017, according to top speed. The roller coaster with the highest top speed is the Kingda Ka at the Six Flags Great Adventure Park in Jackson, NJ. In 2016, the fastest roller coaster in the world was Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi.
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Top speed in mph
Kingda Ka (Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ)128
Top Thrill Dragster (Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH)120
Superman: Escape from Krypton (Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA)100
Fury 325 (Carowinds, Charlotte, NC)95
Millennium Force (Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH)93
Intimidator 305 (Kings Dominion, Doswell, VA)90
Titan (Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, TX)85
Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA)85
Phantom's Revenge (Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA)85
Xcelerator (Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA)82
Nitro (Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ)80
Diamondback (Kings Island, Kings Mills, OH)80
Desperado (Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino, Primm, NV)80
Superman the Ride (Six Flags New England, Agawam, MA) 77
Top speed in mph
Kingda Ka (Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ)128
Top Thrill Dragster (Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH)120
Superman: Escape from Krypton (Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA)100
Fury 325 (Carowinds, Charlotte, NC)95
Millennium Force (Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH)93
Intimidator 305 (Kings Dominion, Doswell, VA)90
Titan (Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, TX)85
Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, CA)85
Phantom's Revenge (Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA)85
Xcelerator (Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA)82
Nitro (Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ)80
Diamondback (Kings Island, Kings Mills, OH)80
Desperado (Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino, Primm, NV)80
Superman the Ride (Six Flags New England, Agawam, MA) 77
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The statistic shows a ranking of roller coasters in the United States in 2017, according to top speed. The roller coaster with the highest top speed is the Kingda Ka at the Six Flags Great Adventure Park in Jackson, NJ. In 2016, the fastest roller coaster in the world was Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi.
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August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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