The Fastest Elevator in the World (Taipei 101 Express Elevator)

At its fastest, this Toshiba travels at 16.83 m/s (60.6 km/h) as it goes up. In 2004, it set a new record for being the fastest elevator.

It is so fast that you can travel from the 5th floor to an observatory on floor 89 in just 37 seconds! The elevator is equipped with an emergency braking systems, and the world’s first triple-stage anti-overshooting system!

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