Jump to content
  TPR Home | Parks | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram 

Ferrari World Discussion Thread


Recommended Posts

Hell, goggles might improve a ride like Kingda Ka (keep your eyes from getting plastered shut on the launch).

 

I like the idea of a mostly indoor park with a massive ride the launches outside. As for the restraints, the concept art shows some sort of over-the-shoulder "straps," too (which aren't on the actual ride vehicle pictured).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I agree with Vekoma Fan Boy about the sand. I know what it does to the moving parts of a camera lens... I hope Mr. Launch Dog likes a gritty-greasy-sandy-paste. I'm sure Intamin knows what they're doing, though. If all else fails, they look like they got the whole 'let's build a giant bubble' thing down. Looks like quite the experience.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

It seems the U.A.E. is supposed to hold a lot of people, but from how much it costs to fly there, will there be a lot of people?

 

Um, it costs me less to fly to the UAE than it does to fly to Orlando. The world is a big place

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I wonder how those goggles will be like after months of use with all the sand blasting into them. What kind of material would they be?

 

Blurry goggles would be a big turnoff imo and could greatly reduce the attractivness of the ride.

 

But then again it's Ferrari so they can afford to buy new goggles anytime.

 

It was said in the video that the goggles are the same type that are used for skydiving. They should be fairly durable.

 

So at 6791 feet it'll be one of the longest steel coasters in the world as well.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

It seems the U.A.E. is supposed to hold a lot of people, but from how much it costs to fly there, will there be a lot of people?

 

Um, it costs me less to fly to the UAE than it does to fly to Orlando. The world is a big place

 

It also depends on where one is flying from.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This looks like one epic ride, though I doubt I'll ever make the trip, given all the problems with TTD and KK and the other cable launch rides. I can't believe they went with a cable launch system over electronic (go figure). All the Intamin cable launch rides have/had over heating problems, and this ride is in the dessert with sandstorms? I'm also very surprised at the 1.7 Gs, assuming a launch from zero to 154 MPH in 4 seconds would be more forceful. Thanks for the links, videos, and pictures. I can't wait to see the videos, while I fear this ride will be closed more than open. Hope not, but history does repeat itself (imho).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I don't know how I feel about Fernando Alonso sitting where Kimi Raikkonen should still be. Sure, Kimi had a bad season and a half but he gave Ferrari the titles that they so badly needed again. Motorsports aside, this park is beating ALL of my expectations and it's great to see even one of the U.A.E. dreamparks coming along just as you would expect if not better. Being both a huge gear head and coaster nut as well as one of the tifosi really won't help my bank account.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

On Wednesday there was a press preview of one of the rides at Ferrari world. It was the first time that the press were allowed into the theme park and to celebrate Italian national day we were invited to view the Bel Italia ride in the presence of the Italian Foreign minister and his family.

 

The ride is a ride in scale models of classic Ferrari's through scale models of Italian landmarks.

 

The ride itself is not finished yet but they had some of the cars on the track and we got to walk the full track. It is shaping up to be an amazing ride.

 

Overall the park looks like it will be amazing once is finished.

 

Here's the pics

DSC08681_resize.JPG.28cdafb8e2c87bb3620ee524fce51818.JPG

Here's the Ferrari world theme park

DSC08706_resize.JPG.db68f546f0ea9fe3383bc0af87830d5b.JPG

we were treated to a presentation by Claus Frimand, General Manager of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

DSC08708_resize.JPG.08829a526e02b226cca24118696715f2.JPG

DSC08717_resize.JPG.de3f075768b3a0f48d9a6e48e89df434.JPG

then we were loaded up onto buses

DSC08722_resize.JPG.e26664354bb674634b504eead96f9bf8.JPG

and headed for the park

DSC08725_resize.JPG.f104279a04e07e9ba71589d9eaea9c3a.JPG

DSC08735_resize.JPG.d2a3f9f46df14203482fad23037396ab.JPG

we headed inside

DSC08738_resize.JPG.cf7b1228ceed22957fc7af38ecfb4690.JPG

this place is amazing

DSC08741_resize.JPG.908f8f02311ff7ede522de6c71d7dc9c.JPG

DSC08745_resize.JPG.22d6f6513d27854f51ea0afce0debf88.JPG

DSC08744_resize.JPG.bcc1ca2089b42378dc46d3eef7e92513.JPG

This is the Bel Italia Ride

DSC08751_resize.JPG.c7118dc9317139a89fa8f91c48a4223a.JPG

The theming on this ride is going to be amazing

DSC08753_resize.JPG.8303c87d968294fe2dc5f6d9ea214390.JPG

heres one of the ride vehicles

DSC08755_resize.JPG.c1bcd0d6377121e86aa6866a51b17845.JPG

DSC08759_resize.JPG.a429df897a42a754405182b6286d075d.JPG

Did I say the theming is amazing?

DSC08761_resize.JPG.5adc396e428bcb7e1d443494db3bb536.JPG

Lets take a trip around the track

DSC08763_resize.JPG.7e2fd98ec64cb8d87f2f15430a5c7f4f.JPG

DSC08764_resize.JPG.c688e8be49329c709a39e736d12aa81f.JPG

DSC08772_resize.JPG.3cb0f10855a6ca68bfa04cf6927fead3.JPG

DSC08782_resize.JPG.e9252c8eecfb2a4878f057fb51bf1477.JPG

DSC08786_resize.JPG.fda5e8d4129d65eaab7512e1b1fadf19.JPG

This centre bit has a shot and drop ride that goes above the roof of the park

DSC08787_resize.JPG.29c854f166927913ffc4f1f3bd44ea2d.JPG

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use https://themeparkreview.com/forum/topic/116-terms-of-service-please-read/