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    Video: Disney releases new Cars 2 trailer, pics

    Cars 2 goes international – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Disney has dropped the latest trailer for Cars 2, and along with the two-minute clip past the break, they've released a slew of new images that make a nice addition to our gallery of Cars 2 characters. In the second ...

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    CARS 2 cast adds a plane, a Reliant Robin and a Zundapp Janus

    New characters from Pixar's CARS 2 – Click above to view high-res
    The cast of characters for CARS 2, opening in theaters on June 24, continues to grow this week with three new additions... three very unlikely, odd and interesting additions. The first isn't a car at all, but a plane named ...

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    Exclusive: Meet Rod "Torque" Redline from CARS 2

    Rod "Torque" Redline from Pixar's CARS 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're pretty big fans of the Pixar film CARS and have been following closely the gestation of its sequel, CARS 2, due in theaters on June 24. To that end, we've already introduced you to a dozen brand new ...

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    Meet the Italian and British cars appearing in Cars 2 [w/video]

    Francesco Bernoulli from Cars 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pixar has revealed five more new characters from its upcoming film, Cars 2. Since the seqie; takes place on a global stage, the characters are from all over the world, with the five newest members of the Cars 2 ...

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    Meet seven new characters appearing in CARS 2

    Grem from Cars 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Disney and Pixar have given us a closer look at some of the stars of the upcoming flick, Cars 2. Mater, Lightning McQueen, Sally and the rest of the crew from the first film will be joined by a host of new faces this time around. ...

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    Video: First Cars 2 trailer released by Pixar

    Cars 2: World Grand Prix Trailer – Click above to watch video after the jump
    It looks like Lightening McQueen and Tow Mater are jumping back on track to fight a bevy of international evil doers in the Cars 2: World Grand Prix. Along with going fender to fender with the best racers that the ...

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    First look at Disney's new Cars-themed adventure park ride

    Disney Cars ride – Click above for image gallery
    When we were but knee-high auto obssessives, our two favorite rides at Disney World were Space Mountain and Indy Speedway. One gave us a genuine feeling of speed while the other let us pretend for a few fleeting moments that our driver's ...

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    Video: First teaser trailer for Cars 2 released

    Mater and Lightning McQueen ride again – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Everyone's favorite animated autos are back. Pixar just released the first teaser trailer for Cars 2, and the film looks to bring back the same cast of wayward four-wheel stars as before. Details are still ...

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    First image from Pixar's Cars 2 revealed?

    The movie Cars 2 is slated for release in Summer 2011, and that means that Hollywood CGI types are busy sketching, rendering and compositing. Production artwork (seen above) found in Disney's annual report, has Lightning McQueen running in Japan ahead of what we'd imagine is a Formula 1 car. The ...

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    VIDEO: Tokyo Mater - Pixar's Cars stars head to Japan for some drifting fury

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    Disney's Pixar are currently working on Cars 2, set to debut in the summer of 2011, but to hold us over until then, they have created a series of animated shorts called "Mater's Tall Tales" that air on the Toon Disney network. Each video features the ...

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    Cars 2 coming a year early in summer 2011

    Click above for high-res gallery of Cars photoshops done by readers
    The Disney/Pixar movie Cars didn't have the box office appeal of movies like Wall·e and Toy Story, but on toy store shelves, the autos-only flick was a grand slam. Merchandising and the recent boon for sequels are two great ...

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    Pixar confirms Cars 2 for 2012

    Click above for high-res gallery of reader-submitted Cars photoshopsThe animators at Pixar have set their schedules through 2012, and while the slate includes new films like Up and Newt, it's also brimming with sequels. Following the third installment of the studio's Toy Story franchise in 2010, ...

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    Kachow! Lightning McQueen 13th in first race, just ahead of Mach 5

    Lightning McQueen came home 13th in his first race in the Japanese Super GT-300 Championship, one place ahead of new rival, Speed Racer Mach Go Go Go. The rookie, who looks suspiciously like last year's Team Toy Story APR Toyota MR-S, has apparently been lured away from The Piston Cup by a company ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #71

    We're shooting from the hip this week for Podcast #71. Rather than prepare, we're going with gut reactions. Starting it off, we mull over the loss of the USGP from Indianapolis, and postulate on where else F1 may pop up in the US. An F1 race on the Vegas strip would be the bomb. Staying with ...

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    Rumormill: Disney/Pixar planning second lap for Cars

    Our sister site Cinematical reports that a sequel to Disney/Pixar's Cars is apparently in the works, and could arrive as early as Summer 2009. If that's the case, we should expect to see a trailer for Cars 2 attached to next summer's Pixar entry, Wall-E. The rumor really built up steam when Paul ...

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    Autoblog's CARS Photochop gallery is complete

    click on image above to view the high-resolution gallery with 61 picsWhat started off as a suggestion turned into something much bigger when we politely prodded our readers to submit their own Pixar creations to us using the CARS Photochop guide we posted on January 2nd. In less than 10 days we've ...

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    HOW TO: Photoshop your car into Lightning McQueen

    click on image above for gallery of high-res imagesEvery car has a personality, and most of us take that next step and christen our cars with names like Roger, the Powder Blue Thunder Wagon, the Scalded Chicken, and the Jetta Knight (all names of past cars I've owned). After watching Pixar's ...

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    Pixar's "Cars": Ahhh, that new DVD smell

    Sure, "Bullitt" had a few nice cars in it. So did "Gone in 60 Seconds". But in Pixar's, "Cars", nothing but sweet, sweet animated automobilia. November 7 is the day you can park a copy right in the middle of all your other DVD tributes to transportation. Unless they're alphabetized, of course. Then ...

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    RR of the Day: What's up, Doc?

    Though I and my generation weren't raised during Hudson's heyday, we can thank Pixar and Disney for picking up and dusting off the automaker's most famous model – the Hornet. The Hudson Hornet is experiencing a revival right now thanks to the animated film CARS that featured a Hornet named ...

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    Opels brought to life by Pixar

    Think you've seen a lot of tie-ins involving Disney/Pixar's Cars this summer? Well, here's one more, in which the stars of the Opel lineup get a Pixar-style rfacelift.Click here and you'll be brought to an Opel/Cars minisite that shows the characters from Pixar's latest tour de force interacting ...


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