MINI BELIEVE IT OR NOT –
The Dodonpa roller coaster in Japan has the fastest acceleration in the world, reaching 107 MPH in 1.8 seconds.
- The Dodonpa is located at Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park
- It’s the second coaster ever to utilize compressed air to launch its trains
- It debuted on December 21, 2001, and at the time it was the fastest coaster in the world
- It’s acceleration rate is twice as fast as a Saturn V moon rocket launch
“BIONs” – short for Believe It or Not – is the word we use at Ripley’s to refer to anything that is unbelievable and worthy to become part of Ripley’s lore and collection.