Formula Rossa rollercoaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi capable of 0-62mph in 2.0sec
10 May 2010

The Formula Rossa rollercoaster at Ferrari's new theme park in Abu Dhabi will accelerate from 0-62mph in 2.0sec, making it the fastest rollercoaster in the world.

The rollercoaster will take centre stage at the theme park, due to open later this year in time for the Abu Dhabi GP, and has been designed to replicate the accelerating force of Ferrari's Formula One cars.

See pics of Alonso and Massa revealing the Formula Rossa rollercoaster

It is powered by an 18,000-horsepower winch and and its highest point will reach a height of 52 metres (170 feet). The rollercoaster is 1.3 miles long and users will experience up to 1.7g along the course. The sharpest corners are 70-degree turns.

Other attractions at the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi include a Ferrari F430 rollercoaster, which races two cars side by side along the track. There will be more than 20 rides and attractions in total at the theme park.

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10 May 2010

3g of Force would be more realistic.

10 May 2010

[quote Autocar]The Formula Rossa rollercoaster at Ferrari's new theme park in Abu Dhabi will accelerate from 0-62mph in 2.0sec, making it the fastest rollercoaster in the world.

The rollercoaster will take centre stage at the theme park, due to open later this year in time for the Abu Dhabi GP, and has been designed to replicate the accelerating force of Ferrari's Formula One cars.

See pics of Alonso and Ma...Read the full article[/quote]

I'm sorry, but I just have one thing to say.

SELLOUTS.

10 May 2010

Wot? No barcode?

10 May 2010

and expensive i'll bet?, it'll be a caravan this year AGAIN! for us.

Peter Cavellini.

10 May 2010

I tend to agree with P6 for once. Would this have happened under Enzo? I'd like to think not, but we'll never know.

10 May 2010

Worlds fastest rollercoaster- what a load of rubbish Stealth does 0-80 in 1.9 sec and there is one in california that does )-120 in 3.5sec- both are open to the public but I suppose they are not based on production cars so they dont count!!!(599XXring time escuse)

10 May 2010

Shhhh... what's that pinging sound? Ah, it's the sound of the Ferrari brand being stretched to breaking point...

10 May 2010

I'll wait for Skoda Land to open thanks.

 

11 May 2010

Hahaha - love Alonso's face - looks like he's thinking 'wtf am I doing here and wheres my f***ing agent?'

Sniff Petrol should be all over this!

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