Test Track


Test Track

Test Track is located in Future World at EPCOT.  Design and test your own car on this exhilarating attraction.


A brand new version of Test Track will be coming to EPCOT at Walt Disney World! Imagineers along with teams from Chevrolet will even be reaching back into history for inspiration. They will be drawing inspiration from the original World of Motion for this update. This new version will be bringing the spirit of optimism to the next iteration of Test Track. Details are still sparse, but this is an exciting update. Test Track will be closing for this refurbishment beginning June 17, 2024. 


Ride Information  Restrictions  Location  Fun Facts  Top 5 Tips

Ride Information

Opening Day: March 17, 1999

Type of Ride: Automobile-based thrill ride

Age Recommendation: Anyone who meets the height requirement

Duration of Ride: About 4 minutes

Typical Queue Time: Long; often upwards of 90 minutes

Single Rider Line: Yes

Chicken Exit Available: Yes

Baby Swap Available: Yes

Type of Vehicle: Chevrolet automobile

Type of Restraint: Seat belt

Attraction Open During Early Theme Park Entry: Yes. See our Early Theme Park Entry page for more information.

Ride Photo Available For Purchase: Yes

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Ride Restrictions

Height Requirements: 40 inches

Flash Photography or Video Allowed: No


Shopping: An assortment of automotive-themed souvenirs are available.  In addition, on-ride photographs can be purchased in the gift shop at the attraction’s exit.

Restroom: Facilities are located on the path between “Mouse Gear” and Test Track.  In addition, there are facilities at the “Odyssey Center” near the Future World-World Showcase border.

Smoking Location: Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only. Disney parks are smoke free.

Test Track Fun Facts

Did you know?

  • Test Track changed to its current format in 2012.  Therefore, this updated the original attraction, which opened in 1999.
  • Chevrolet currently sponsors Test Track. General Motors, Chevrolet’s parent company, sponsored the pavilion, called “World of Motion” before Test Track’s debut, from opening day, October 1, 1982, until 2012.
  • Both the queue and the actual ride course of Test Track exude a colorful, futuristic vibe with lots of neon. In fact, Disney fans have compared the setting to that of the Tron movies (1982 and 2010).
  • Prior to the ride proper, groups of up to three people design cars at interactive kiosks. These cars are “tested” for “capability (handling).” Second, they are tested for “responsiveness (maneuverability).” Next, they are tested for “efficiency (fuel-saving and environmentally friendly),” and “power (speed)” on the ensuing course. After each segment of the attraction the test results are displayed.  However, they have no effect on the ride otherwise. The power test, an exhilarating 65 mile-per-hour rush on an outdoor course, is the figurative highlight of Test Track.
  • Each Chevrolet car on Test Track seats up to six guests in two rows.  Consequently, you may end up sitting with another party.
  • After the ride, guests can view their car’s overall performance, design a brief commercial, drive their car on a virtual course, and sit in actual Chevrolet vehicles in the interactive post show area.
  • Test Track was the first attraction at Walt Disney World to offer a single-rider queue. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and “Expedition Everest” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom also have single rider lines.
  • By virtue of the 65 mile-per-hour speed test, Test Track is the fastest Disney attraction in the world. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, which tops out at 60 miles-per-hour, places second in this regard.
  • Test Track’s had a delayed opening from the spring of 1997 to the spring of 1999.  This as a result of technical problems.
  • The original version of Test Track featured a more generic, less futuristic, atmosphere. Guests did not design cars, and tests included a break test, a hot test, a cold test, and a barrier test prior to the outdoor speed portion.
  • Disney has subsequently used Test Track’s ride system for “Journey to the Center of the Earth” at Tokyo DisneySea and Radiator Springs Racers at Disney’s California Adventure.
  • Test Track replaced “World of Motion,” an educational yet humorous attraction about the history of transportation, which operated from 1982 to 1996.

Top 5 Tips for Test Track


  • Don’t be afraid of experiencing Test Track because of the 65 mile-per-hour speed. You are riding in a traditional car, and the speed test is more fun than scary.
  • Consider utilizing the single-rider line for a shorter wait.  However, keep in mind you will likely not ride with your family.
  • If you have a chance, re-ride Test Track with a different car design. The experience will be vastly similar, but the results on some of the tests will differ.
  • Consider purchasing an on-ride photograph.  Afterward, your family can appreciate the work it took to design the cars and the fun it was to experience the attraction.
  • Have a friendly competition with your family to see who can create the fastest car.  Also, to up the ante, give the winner bragging rights for the day.
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