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Taipei 101's elevator is touted as the world's fastest, reaching a top speed of 37.7MPH. It carries passengers from the 5th floor to an 89th floor observatory in just 37-seconds. To accomplish this feat, each elevator boasts an aerodynamic body, high-tech emergency braking systems, and a triple-stage anti-overshooting system. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

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This entry was posted on 11/13/2007 04:06am and is filed under Feature, Technology .
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