Largest drop on a rollercoaster made of steel
Six Flags Great Adventure, Kingda Ka
United States (Jackson)
Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventure near Jackson, New Jersey, USA, has a drop of 127.4 m (418 ft) - the largest of any steel roller coaster. The total height reaches a maximum of 139 m (456 ft) above ground level, making it the world's tallest roller coaster. It opened in Spring 2005 and is also the world's fastest coaster, with riders reaching 206 km/h (128 mph) just seconds after launch.