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Get Ready to Drift: Universal Studios' New Roller Coaster Experience!

Ever wondered what it feels like to be in the middle of a high-octane Fast & Furious chase scene? Buckle up because Universal Studios Hollywood is bringing the thrill right to you! In 2026, the park will unveil its latest masterpiece, "Fast & Furious: Hollywood Drift"—a roller coaster that promises to be as dynamic as its cinematic counterpart.

The Thrill of the Chase

Imagine zipping through the air, the wind against your face, your heart racing as fast as the cars in the Fast & Furious films. This isn't just any roller coaster; it's a groundbreaking project that promises a seamless blend of speed, technology, and cinema. The ride features a revolutionary ride system, including 360-degree rotating vehicles that mimic the franchise's famous drifting cars. Guests will experience the sensation of speeding and spinning through a meticulously designed track, complete with sound reduction technology to enhance the ride’s intense, immersive feel.


A New Icon on the Horizon

Scott Strobl, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Universal Studios Hollywood, shares the excitement, noting that "Fast & Furious: Hollywood Drift" is not just a ride but a transformational addition to their already impressive lineup. Positioned in the heart of the theme park on the Upper Lot, this ride is set to become a new icon, standing tall among legends like SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™ and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.

Designed for the Fans

The queue itself will be an experience, set in a large, garage-style building reminiscent of the films' famous headquarters. Here, fans can soak in the ambiance before boarding replicas of the movies' iconic cars. The track weaves above the park, offering breathtaking views and a thrilling aerial perspective that’s as close as one can get to flying one of Dom’s beloved cars.

A Legacy of Thrills

Universal Studios Hollywood is no stranger to innovation. With a rich history that includes the groundbreaking Studio Tour and immersive lands like Springfield, U.S.A., the park continues to push the boundaries of theme park entertainment. "Fast & Furious: Hollywood Drift" will join a long list of firsts for the park, promising to be a game changer in the world of theme park attractions.


As we count down to 2026, the anticipation builds for what is sure to be a landmark addition to Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready to start your engines and prepare for a ride that’s fast, furious, and unforgettable. "Fast & Furious: Hollywood Drift" isn't just a roller coaster; it's a high-speed journey into the heart of one of the most beloved sagas in film history. Are you ready to drift into the action?


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