The fastest elevator in the world: 95 floors in 43 seconds!

The fastest elevator in the world
Currently, there is a continuous race between construction companies, countries and owners to break all kinds of records. In fact, in recent days we have been able to see the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the tower that will measure more than a kilometer or the hotel located higher than sea level. Well, today we have to tell you about a new record: that of lift fastest on the planet.

This fast elevator will be found in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, where it seems that time is worth its price in gold. Do you want to know how fast this technology prodigy will reach?

95 floors in 43 seconds

The builders of the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center, a new 530 meter high skyscraper, together with the Hitachi firm, will install elevators that will cover 95 floors (440 meters) in just 43 seconds. Yes! Yes! As you are reading it!


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72 km / h

Undoubtedly, these machines, which will take a speed of 72 km / h, are quite a claim for the future tenants of the tower. Best of all, according to the company, elevator technology will not only ensure security, but a comfortable ride thanks to a system that prevents lateral vibration and reduces the auditory sensation caused by pressure differences.

Guangzhou Finance Center

As for the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center, it will be connected to adjoining buildings through bridges pedestrian with a global effect of crystal tower rising up to the sky. It will house, among its 95 floors, offices, homes, a hotel, shops, restaurants and a movie theater. To move around the building, in addition to installing two of the fastest elevators in the world, Hitachi will put more than a hundred that will circulate at a slower speed.

95 Floors in 43 Seconds in the Fastest Elevator (November 2022)


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