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World's Scariest Roller Coasters

Formula Rossa, United Arab Emirates

Where: Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi.

Scary Stat: 149 mph.

Constructed above Abu Dhabi’s Formula One racetrack, the world’s fastest coaster aims to re-create the sensation of racing in a red Ferrari. It uses a hydraulic launch system similar to the kind that propels fighter jets off aircraft carriers to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in the first two seconds. The coaster can’t maintain its top speed of 149 mph for long, but front-seat riders still have to wear the same protective glasses used by skydivers.


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