We told you about the world’s steepest roller coaster last week. Now, thanks to Travel + Leisure, you can check out videos of the World’s Scariest Roller Coasters. As roller coasters continue to push the extremes of acceleration, speed, and corkscrew-like inversions, what does it take to be among the world’s scariest? The answer turns out to be highly personal; there’s little consensus among even the most discerning riders about the recipe for a good scare. Watch a few of these videos and decide for yourself…
Steel Dragon 2000, Japan
Where: Nagashima Spa Land in Mie Prefecture. Scary Stat: Slow climb to a 306-foot drop.
Kingda Ka, New Jersey
Where: Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson. Scary Stat: 456-foot drop.
Formula Rossa, United Arab Emirates
Where: Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. Scary Stat: 149 mph.
Intimidator 305, Virginia
Where: King’s Dominion in Doswell. Scary Stat: 305 feet in no time.
Check out the rest of the terrifying list at Travel + Leisure.