Who needs Disney World when you have Ferrari World?

“When Ferrari World opens its doors in Abu Dhabi later this year, fans of the prancing horse will be treated to a monster roller coaster with a difference. Riding in a Ferrari (of course), the ride will take thrill-seekers on a two kilometer journey at up to 95 kmh and because there are two cars running side-by-side, the roller coaster becomes a racetrack with a different “winner” each time.

OK, so unfortunately there’s no accelerator on-board, so despite the fact that the cars will be programmed to overtake each other it’s not really a race… but it still sounds like a lot of fun.

The Ferrari GT Rollercoaster is one of two planned for the massive theme park. The second is billed as the world’s fastest rollercoaster and will hurtle along at “speeds exceeding 200 kmh,” giving joy riders a taste of what it’s like to be in a Ferrari F1 car.

Located on Yas Island on the North East side of Abu Dhabi’s mainland, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is clearly setting out to match the brand values of the high-end auto company. It will be the world’s largest indoor park with a 45m (147.6 ft) high, 200,000 m2 red roof inspired by the lines of the Ferrari GT. Just in case you forget why you are visiting, the roof will feature the largest Ferrari logo ever created at 65 m x 48.5 m.

Other attractions will include a driving and racing school for youngsters and a “Flume ride” that takes you on through the heart of a giant Ferrari 599 engine. And of course, there will be fresh pasta and made-to-order pizza on hand.” – GizMag

Just the Facts:

—The roller coaster cars are replicas of the Ferrari F430 Spider.

—The racing coaster sends carriages on parallel tracks to a finish line.

—Another coaster in the park reaches speeds as high as 125 mph.”

– Yahoo! Autos

“The high-end car maker most notably known for it’s exquisite cars and prancing horse symbol, is due to open quite the spectacle this year. Ferrari World, a Ferrari theme park, is being regarded as an architectural marvel and a theme park that all must visit. Not much is known but the makers have released some teaser information to get everyone excited.

When Ferrari World opens in Abu Dhabi, it will be the world’s largest indoor park. The theme park will cover more than 100,000 square meters which means that guests should stretch before attempting to cover the whole park. The park will also feature a huge number of high octane attractions.

Visitors to the park will be able to strap themselves in to state-of-the-art racing simulators which use a similar system as those used by the Ferrari race team. Individuals will be treated to an as-close-to-real experience of driving a Ferrari.

The park’s roof structure has been inspired by the classic double curve side profile of the Ferrari GT body. It will also boast a surface area of more than 200,000 square meters and it will be dressed by the largest Ferrari logo ever created at 65 meters high and 48.5 meters wide.

The highlight attraction in the park will be a new roller-coaster that will be the fastest in the world. Visitors on the ride will travel at more than 200km/h and the ride is designed to simulate the feeling of being behind the wheel of a Ferrari Formula 1 car.

Another roller-coaster will be the Ferrari GT Rollercoaster. Thrill-seekers will ride in a Ferrari and the ride has two cars running side-by-side, simulating a racetrack with a different “winner” each time. Much to the dismay of many, there is no accelerator on-board, but the “race” should be fun nonetheless.” – Weekly World News

What do you think? Will Ferrari take over all theme parks? We don’t know about you, but we’re excited about this. Can’t wait to go 125MPH on a rollercoaster Ferrari!

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