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Takabisha, the world’s steepest roller coaster, accelerates to 100 km/h in 2 seconds, has a 43m drop, and a 121-degree free fall.

From Tech Cruch: Opened at Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, the Takabisha beats out Le Timber Drop in France as the world’s steepest roller coaster with a 121-degree freefall (Le Timber Drop’s freefall is 113.1 degrees). The $12.50 ride takes just under 2 minutes, and it cost the park $37 million.

Check out the video of the ride. I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of roller coasters, and for me, the video is probably enough excitement, but what do you think? Would you ride the Takabisha?



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Kristin Conard

As a child, Kristin wanted to be a librarian, because she thought that the librarian was the one who got to write all the books in the library.

  • Scott

    I love this. And I thought the 95-degree fall at Cedar Point was steep!

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