Friday, May 7, 2010

The World's Fastest Roller Coaster

Ferrari World, located in Abu Dhabi, has announced the details of one of the park's coasters, named Formula Rossa. Just so happens that when the ride opens in October, it will be the world's fastest roller coaster.

So fast, that riders will actually wear safety goggles while on the ride to protect them from dust and sand during the high speeds of the ride. The ride launches at 149 m.p.h. in 4 seconds and stands 170 ft. tall. Passengers will feel the force of 1.7 Gs while on Formula Rossa.

Ferrari World has debuted a new video all about the coaster on their website, which shows off more of the ride including the sweet looking F-1 themed vehicles. Check that out here.