3. Top Thrill Dragster, 193 km/h, Cedar Point, Ohio, United States
Top Thrill Dragster is a steel accelerator roller coaster built by Intamin at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. It was the sixteenth roller coaster built at the park since the Blue Streak in 1964. When built in 2003, it was the first full circuit roller coaster to exceed 120m in height, and was the tallest roller coaster in the world, before being surpassed by Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventure in May 2005. It was the second hydraulically-launched roller coaster built by Intamin, following Xcelerator at Knott’s Berry Farm. The tagline for Top Thrill Dragster is “Race for the Sky”.