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UAE's Miral says to expand Ferrari World Abu Dhabi by 40%

Four new attractions set to launch in 2017 including Turbo Track, based on a modern Ferrari driver training facility

UAE's Miral says to expand Ferrari World Abu Dhabi by 40%

UAE developer Miral has announced plans to open four new attractions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi as part of plans to expand park capacity by 40 percent.

Opened in 2010 with 24 rides and attractions, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will launch two new roller coaster rides and two additional thrilling experiences during 2017, Miral said in a statement.

“Ferrari World is already one of the most immersive, iconic and unique theme park destinations in the world with 5 signature roller coasters all under one roof. We intend to continue enriching that experience for both residents and visitors to the UAE,” said Mohammed Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral.

“We are thrilled to present these new experiences, and take the evolution of the Island to new heights. We listened to our loyal customers, and will deliver four new experiences that will keep them hungry for more,” he added.

Overall, these projects bring Miral’s total investment at Ferrari World an estimated AED700 million, he said.

“Phase three will see the visitor experience evolve once more, giving a  unique appreciation of Yas Island and we look forward to announcing new attractions in the near future,” Al Zaabi added.

March will see the launch of Turbo Track, based on a modern Ferrari driver training facility and comprising a 180-metre track stretching from inside the Ferrari World building and out through a glass roof, reaching 62 metres above the park.

Riders of Turbo Track, which includes a zero gravity hill and gravity valley, will reach a top speed of approximately 102km/h.

Miral’s Yas Island destination portfolio includes Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, Clymb, in addition to the recently announced first marine life park outside the US, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi.

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