Finally, a theme park for gearheads, albeit with a 215-foot Ferrari logo on the roof. Fittingly, it also happens to be constructed in an area that will soon surpass Las Vegas in terms of excess, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Adjacent to Yas’ opulent marina, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be, at 200,000 square feet, the world’s largest indoor theme park. The park will be created by the heralded design firm Benoy, who cite the classic double curve of the Ferrari GT as their primary inspiration for the mindblowing design. The centerpiece of the 20-odd rides will be the world’s fastest rollercoaster (simulating an F1 car and reaching speeds of over 200kph), but the park will also feature shopping and other hospitality options. Thankfully, you do have time to save for those pricey tickets to the UAE; the grand opening is slated for mid-2010.
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