Fastest Roller Coasters in the United States
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Which is the fastest roller coaster ride in United States?
The fastest roller coaster ride in United States is Kingda Ka of Six Flags Great Adventure, racing at a top speed of 206 km/h across its 950-meter long track with a maximum height of 139 meters.

The second fastest roller coaster ride in United States is Top Thrill Dragster of Cedar Point in United States with a maximum speed of 190 km/h, followed by Superman: Escape from Krypton of Six Flags Magic Mountain in United States at 161 km/h. The top speeds of the roller coaster rides around United States can range from 78 km/h to 206 km/h, with the average roller coaster ride speeding at 116.4 km/h.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Steel Vengeance


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Let's check out United States's fastest roller coaster rides:

Kingda Ka.

Kingda Ka Off-Ride Six Flags Great Adventure (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Tallest roller coaster track in the world at 139 meters — Located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, United States, Kingda Ka is a 139-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 127 meters.

Kingda Ka is built by Intamin and spans a length of 950 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

  Second fastest roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 206 km/h — The track has a G force of 5g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 206 km/h.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Kingda Ka with Hair Raiser from Ocean Park Hong Kong, China.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Desperado from Primm Valley Resorts, United States.


Top Thrill Dragster.

Top Thrill Dragster - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

  Second tallest roller coaster track in the world at 130 meters — Top Thrill Dragster is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 130 meters and a drop of 120 meters at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States.

The 850-meter long Top Thrill Dragster is built by Intamin and has a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

Total ride time: 30 seconds.

 

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Golden Wings In Snowfield from Happy Valley Beijing, China.

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Eejanaika from Fuji-Q Highland, Japan.


Superman: Escape From Krypton.

Superman: Escape From Krypton Review Six Flags Magic Mountain (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Third tallest roller coaster track in the world at 127 meters — Located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, United States, Superman: Escape from Krypton is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 127 meters tall and has a drop of 100 meters.

Superman: Escape from Krypton is built by Intamin and stretches 376 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

  Third fastest roller coaster in North America at a max speed of 161 km/h — Superman: Escape from Krypton streaks to a top speed of 161 km/h along its track with a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Expedition GeForce from Holiday Park, Germany.

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Zadra from Energylandia, Poland.


Fury 325.

Fury 325 off-ride Carowinds (Youtube/CoasterForce)

Tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, Fury 325 is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 99 meters tall and has a drop of 98 meters.

  Second longest roller coaster track in North America at 2,012 meters — The 2,012-meter long Fury 325 with a maximum vertical angle of 81 degrees is built by Bolliger & Mabillard.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 10 seconds.

 

 Compare Fury 325 with 10 Inversion Roller Coaster from Chimelong Paradise, China.

 Compare Fury 325 with Superman Escape from Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast), Australia.


Millennium Force.

Millennium Force - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

Located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States, Millennium Force is a 94-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 91 meters.

  Third longest roller coaster track in North America at 2,010 meters — Built by Intamin, Millennium Force stretches 2,010 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 80 degrees.

Millennium Force has a maximum speed of 150 km/h and a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare Millennium Force with Yukon Striker from Canada's Wonderland, Canada.

 Compare Millennium Force with Euro-Mir from Europa-Park, Germany.


Orion.

Orion Birdseye View (Youtube/Kings Island)

Third tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Orion is a steel roller coaster attraction at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States. The roller coaster track is 87 meters tall and has a drop of 91 meters.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Orion is built by Bolliger & Mabillard and stretches 1,622 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Orion with Goliath (Six Flags New England) from Six Flags New England, United States.

 Compare Orion with Desperado from Primm Valley Resorts, United States.


Intimidator 305.

Intimidator 305 Off-Ride Kings Dominion (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States, Intimidator 305 is a 93-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 91 meters.

Built by Intamin, Intimidator 305 stretches 1,600 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.

Roller coaster built by Intamin with the second longest ride duration — Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Intimidator 305 with Shambhala from PortAventura Park, Spain.

 Compare Intimidator 305 with Dragon Khan from PortAventura Park, Spain.


Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain).

Goliath off-ride Six Flags Magic Mountain (Youtube/Coasterworks)

Located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, United States, Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 72 meters tall and has a drop of 78 meters.

The 1,400-meter long Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) is built by Giovanola and has a maximum vertical angle of 61 degrees.

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) with Dæmonen from Tivoli Gardens, Denmark.

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) with Red Force from Ferrari Land, Spain.


Datasets on Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Droppiest Roller Coasters in the World

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  Canada  Australia  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Fastest Coasters:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  | Japan  Germany  UK

Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard  Custom Coasters International  Mack Rides  Rocky Mountain Construction  Vekoma 


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