Top Three Tallest Steel Roller Coasters

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The tallest coasters currently towers about 45 stories above the ground, while the fastest accelerates to 240 km/h in just under 5 seconds. Tubular steel coasters allow more looping, higher and steeper hills, greater drops and rolls, and faster speeds than wooden.

Kingda Ka
Park: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location: Valencia, California
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Launched Shuttle
Year of 1st ride: 20057
Drop: 456 ft (139 m)

Top Thrill Dragster
Park: Cedar Point
Location: Sandusky, Ohio
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Strata, Launched
Year of 1st ride: 2003
Drop: 420 ft (130 m)

Superman – the Escape
Park: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location: Valencia, California
Designer: Intamin AG
Class: Steel; Launched Shuttle
Year of 1st ride: 1997
Drop: 415 ft (126 m)

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