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The world's fastest elevator is quicker than track legend Usain Bolt

The fastest elevator in the world was recently installed in China's Shanghai Tower, the second-tallest building in the world, and it is faster than Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt. Designed by Mitsubishi Electric, the elevator shoots visitors to a viewing tower at a dizzying rate of 67-feet-per-second. The speedy ride is made worthwhile at the top with sweeping views of Shanghai.
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