Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination Pictures
Insane Coaster Wars is back! From Europe's tallest wooden coaster to the world's longest and tallest flying coaster in the US, check out these insane coasters!
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Ednör L'Attaque located at Six Flags La Ronde in Montreal makes its way up the lift hill. The inverted steel rollercoaster has an initial drop of 91 feet!
Raptor located at Cedar Point in Sandusky OH is a floorless rollercoaster. The Raptor opened in 1994 and back then it was the first of its kind: the tallest fastest and longest inverted coaster in the world.
Goliath at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia CA holds true to its name. A steel hyper rollercoaster Goliath stands at 235 feet tall and has a 255-foot drop.
Superman el Último located at Six Flags Mexico in Mexico City is the tallest fastest and longest rollercoaster in South America – boasting a 205-foot drop.
At Nagashima Spa Land in Japan White Cyclone is the third longest wooden rollercoaster in the world and the longest outside of the US!
Silver Star located at Europa-Park in Germany is a steel rollercoaster that sends its riders into hairpin turns with intense G-force speeds.
Intense close up of Kumba at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay FL. Kumba features 7 inversions and was the first rollercoaster to send its riders into a vertical loop.
Located at Hershey Park in Hershey PA Fahrenheit is a steel rollercoaster with 6 inversions and a 97-degree vertical drop!
The first and only tilt coaster in the world -- Gravity Max at Lihpao Land in Taiwan -- tilts riders off the open-ended track and drops them straight down a 127-foot, 88-degree drop. This coaster races at 60 mph into an 88-foot-tall vertical loop at a heart-pounding 4.5 g-force.
The Iron Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio is a hybrid coaster that combines the characteristics of a wooden coaster with modern steel tracks. Reaching speeds up to 70 mph, the coaster features a staggering 171-foot, 81-degree drop and it is the 1st coaster of its kind with an inverted barrel loop.
Standing at 164 feet tall, the Superman: La Atraccion de Acero (Superman: The Attraction of Steel) at Madrid?s Parque Warner takes riders on an adrenaline-pumping, 60-second thrill ride that flips, twists and turns through 7 inversions at speeds reaching 60 mph.
Located at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, MO, Mamba is one of the world?s tallest, longest and fastest rollercoasters. For the coaster?s 1st drop, riders will plummet straight down a 205-foot drop at 75 mph with 4 g-forces. It will snake through a 540-degree helix and 4 consecutive camelbacks.
La Avalancha, located at Xetulul in Retalhuleu, Guatemala, is the biggest rollercoaster in Central America. With 8 dizzying inversions, it is one of the only coasters in the world to feature a triple heartline roll.
Known as the ?Crazy Coaster,? Insane Speed, at Janfusun Fancyworld, is the only floorless rollercoaster in Taiwan. This coaster twists, flips and turns riders through 4 inversions in 2 exhilarating minutes.
Phantom's Revenge at Kennywood in West Mifflin, PA, has a 2nd drop higher than its 1st. Riders will experience an adrenaline-pumping, 228-foot drop at 85 mph and 4 g-forces.
The world?s steepest wooden rollercoaster -- Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO -- takes riders down a 162-foot, 81-degree drop. It is also the 2nd-fastest wooden coaster in the world, reaching speeds up to 68 mph. Outlaw Run is the 1st and only wooden coaster with a 720-degree double barrel roll.
GateKeeper, located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH, is the world?s longest, fastest and tallest winged roller coaster. This world-record breaking coaster has an adrenaline-pumping 164-foot drop, 6 dizzying inversions and reaches speeds up to 67 mph!
One of 4 giga coasters in the world, the Steel Dragon 2000 -- at Nagashima Spa Land in Japan -- is the world?s longest steel coaster at 8,133 feet. This non-inverting coaster hurls riders over a heart-stopping 30-story drop and 6 camelbacks.
Located at Madrid?s Parque Warner, Coaster Express is the longest wooden roller coaster in Europe. Reaching speeds up to 59 mph, the 4,500-foot-long Wild West-themed coaster has a 12-story drop, 2 dizzying helixes and camelbacks!
Fast like a cheetah! Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens Tampa has 3, 60 mph launches. Thrill-seekers will experience a 13-story drop, followed by multiple s-line curves, helixes and a heartline roll.
Full Throttle, located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA, is the world?s tallest and fastest looping roller coaster. Three separate, adrenaline-pumping launches shoot riders 70 mph into a record-breaking 160-foot-tall loop -- forwards then backwards!
Standing at 175 feet tall, Goliath at Six Flags La Ronde in Montreal takes riders on an exhilarating, 3-minute ride down a 171-foot, 70-degree drop at speeds up to 68 mph.
In 3.8 seconds, MR. FREEZE: Reverse Blast, at Six Flags St. Louis, launches riders backwards at 70 mph into a 150-foot ?top hat? loop and up a 218-foot tower. This adrenalin-pumping ride returns back down and does it all over again.
Located at Europa-Park, the Wodan Timburcoaster -- the park?s 1st wooden coaster -- stands 131 feet high and has a vertical acceleration of 3.5 G?s, reaching speeds more than 62 mph.
The first drop of the X2 at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA, shoots riders face-first down a 215-foot drop and flips them head over heels through an 18-story raven turn on the world's first 4D roller coaster.
The track for the Superman Escape ride at Warner Bros. Movie World in Queensland, Australia, literally launches riders with a gravity-defying liftoff, hurtling them from 0 to 60 mph in 2 seconds in a 90-degree vertical top hat maneuver.
The X-Flight is a winged beast at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL. It boasts 5 inversions with unique Air Force-themed elements.
A massive inversion kicks off the thrills on the iSpeed at Mirabilandia outside of Venice, Italy. The initial launch measures 4Gs of force.
Superman is known for leaping over tall buildings in a single bound, but taking a 20-foot drop on a mile-long rollercoaster? He could do it, and if you’ve got nerves of steel, you can, too. Brace yourself for Superman: Ride of Steel at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, MD.
When it comes to super coasters, Shambhala's stats are staggering: It stands at almost 250 feet tall and reaches over 80 miles per hour on its first descent. Located at PortAventura Park in Salou, Spain, it is the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in all of Europe.
Of course, Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World would have the world's fastest coaster. Formula Rossa puts you in the cockpit of a Formula 1 race car and sends you on a 150-mile-per-hour, adrenaline-pumped ride at 4.8 Gs.
Rollercoaster riders hang tight as they "drop" while riding Leviathan at Canada's Wonderland in Ontario.
The Colossus coaster races by the destroyed Statue of Liberty at Heide Park in Soltau, Germany.
Water fountains spray water as Skyrush's track looms above at Hersheypark in Hershey, PA.
A close-up shot of riders on Dodonpa at Fuji-Q Highland Park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan.
Close-up shot of the Griffon loading station at the lift hill and first drop at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA.
Expedition GeForce hitting a bank turn at Holiday Park in Haßloch, Germany.
Nitro zooms past the camera, which captures riders screaming with joy, at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.
Takabisha's many inversions are overshadowed by Mount Fuji, at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Japan.
A wide shot of the rollercoaster Behemoth on the backside of an airtime hill at Canada's Wonderland.
New Texas Giant going over the banked turn above the Angus oil well at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, TX.
Blue Fire coming out of the brake run and hitting a drop at Europa Park in Rust, Germany.
Furius Baco zooming toward the camera at PortAventura Park in Salou, Spain.
The Titan at Six Flags Over Texas speeds down one of its steep drops.
Volcano coaster at Kings Dominion in Virginia, goes roaring around the mountain after blasting out from its starting point.
Intimidator 305, a relentless speedster, zooms up an incline at Kings Dominion in Virginia.
The twists and turns of Maverick red-track coaster at Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH.
Batwing soars through the air in this banked hill at Six Flags America in Maryland.
Magnum XL-200 cresting over the lift hill and about to go down its first drop at Cedar Point.
Vertical loop of Katun at Mirabilandia in Ravenna, Italy.
Sprout dragon wings and spiral through the air on Tatsu at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA. Plummet 263 feet, fly at 62 miles per hour and cover over 3,000 miles of track.