Ranking of roller coasters by top speed worldwide 2019

The statistic shows the fastest roller coasters in the world in 2019, by top speed. Kingda Ka in the U.S. theme park Six Flags Great Adventure has a top speed of 128 mph.

Amusement parks - additional information

Roller coasters are rides made of either steel or wood which are designed for amusement parks. As of 2019, the fastest roller coaster in the world was the Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. The ride, which was opened in 2010, can achieve top speeds of around 149 miles per hour. Ferrari World is a theme park based on the Ferrari motor brand; it is the largest indoor theme park in the world. The park has a range of rides and roller coasters for adults and children as well as live entertainment and merchandise stores.

Despite having the fastest roller coaster in the world, Ferrari World was not one of of the most visited amusement parks parks in 2018. Walt Disney World’s Magic kingdom in the U.S. received the most visitors in that year, with an attendance of 20.86 million people. In terms of park attendance Disney is the industry leader, with the highest number of amusement parks in the 2018 attendance ranking.

Roller coasters ranked by top speed worldwide in 2019

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October 2019



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