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Top Ten Steel Roller Coasters
Top Steel Roller Coasters
Top Ten Steel Roller Coasters In The World
For those who love speed and thrill it is difficult to beat a good solid steel roller coaster. During this particular hub page we are going to take a closer look at the top ten steel roller coaster in the world for all of you amusement park junkies.
When it comes to sheer size it is impossible to beat Kingda Ka located at the Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson New Jersey. Kingda Ka holds the record for being the tallest steel roller coaster at 456 feet and the longest at 3,118 feet in length. With a drop of over four hundred feet the Kingda Ka reaches speeds of 128 mph it is sure to get your heart pumping.
Kingda Ka Video
Top Thrill Dragster -
Before Kingda Ka was built Top Thrill Dragster held the record for both height and speed. Now for those of you heading to Cedar Point in Sandusky Ohio do not pass the opportunity to ride this particular steel coaster for at 420 feet high with a 400 foot drop and a top speed of 120 mph Top Thrill Dragster will continue to get the adrenaline going for a long time to come
Top Thrill Dragster Video
Superman: Escape from Krypton
Superman: Escape From Krypton is another steel roller coaster that riders just love to go on over and over again. Superman: Escape From Krypton is located at the Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. Superman is another four hundred foot tall steel coaster and with a top speed of 100 mph it belongs in the elite class of steel roller coasters.
Superman: Escape From Krypton POV Video
Leviathan is a Canadian favorite located outside of Toronto Ontario at Canada's Wonderland. Leviathan is a beast at over three hundred feet high, top speed of 92 mph and a first drop of 306 foot drop. Leviathan is considered a giga roller coaster.
Fury 325 -
The Fury 325 is located at the Carowinds amusement part in Charlotte North Carolina. The Fury 325 is the fastest giga coaster in the world. At 325 feet high with top speeds approaching 95 mph The Fury 325 was named the number one steel roller coaster in the world in 2016 beating long standing champion Millennium Force.
Fury 325 POV Video
For a long time Millennium Force has been the fan favorite of steel roller coasters winning the Golden Ticket award for six straight years. The Millennium Force is located at the Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky Ohio. This particular steel roller coaster is over three hundred feet high with top speeds exceeding ninety miles per hour. If you are a ride fanatic the Millennium Force has to be on your short list.
Millennium Force Video
The Intimidator 305 is a fast steel roller coaster located at the Kings Dominion park in Doswell Virginia. The Intimidator 305 is a giga coaster standing at three hundred and five feet tall with a top speed exceeding ninety miles per hour. For those of you heading to Virginia this year make sure to take a ride on the Intimidator 305
Intimidator 305 POV video
The Formula Rossa is a bit different from other steel roller coasters that are on this particular top ten however what it lacks in size it makes up for in speed. As in 149 mph to be exact. The Formula Rossa is located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This steel roller coaster does not depend on a drop to get its speed but is shot out of the blocks where it will reach its top speed in five seconds. Do not eat a big lunch before going on the Formula Rossa
Formula Rossa POV Video
If you are willing to go on The Smiler I hope you like to be upside down for this particular steel roller coaster has fourteen inversions. The Smiler located at the Alton Towers in Staffordshire United Kingdom. Other than the extreme high number of inversions of this ride it has trouble competing on this list in terms of size and speed. However for those looking for a steel coaster that has a ton of loops this one is for you