7am stumper 4-17-14
Kings Island is showing off the Banshee, a new roller the park bills as the world's longest inverted roller coaster. It's fast too. It'll reach 70 miles an hour, but that's not even in the top ten for fastest roller coasters.
How fast is fastest roller coaster in the world?
1. 90 mph
2. 125 mph
3. 149 mph
The answer is: 3. 149 mph
The website, about.com, says the Formula Rossa at Ferrari World on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, is the fastest roller coaster in the world. The website says it reaches a top speed of 149.1 miles an hour. It accelerates from zero to 60 miles-a-hour in just two seconds. The website for the ride says it reaches a height of 52 meters-- that's about 170 feet! And riders discover what 4.8 Gs feels like. The train's cars look like red Formula One Ferraris, and the ride is so fast, passengers are issued goggles for protection.