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Drive Lightning McQueen | Autoblog Minute

Ultimate Lightning McQueen is an RC car form Sphero that brings the animated Pixar character to life. The smartphone app controlled toy car features animated eyes, emotive suspension movements, and phrases voiced by Owen Wilson. It currently retails for $300.00.

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Jay Leno's Garage visits Pixar's private car show

After watching the Cars franchise of movies, we had a feeling that the people behind Pixar Animation Studios were automotive enthusiasts, and Jay Leno's Garage has proved our suspicions right. For this episode of JLG, Leno hands over hosting duty to another Jay, Jay Ward – the man behind the Pixar Motorama company car show and barbecue.

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Flying car spotted in Pixar's Planes trailer

You probably thought that with no Cars sequel slated for release this year, you wouldn't be forced to look at another post about Pixar's anthropomorphized autos on Autoblog. Since they tell me I'm certifiably obsessed with this franchise, think again.

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Pixar's John Lasseter defends CARS 2

Pixar movies have a history of being massive commercial success stories. They seem to mint money, and CARS 2 was no different. The sequel to CARS pulled in $551 million in global box office receipts and vast riches await thanks to a DVD release date that coincides with the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Oh, and did we mention that the CARS franchise has already produced $2 billion in merchandise?

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Disney AppMates creates interactive iPad experience with Pixar's CARS

Disney is looking to give younger children an excuse other than Angry Birds to play with their parents' Apple iPad. The company's new AppMates toys feature small Cars 2 characters with unique sensors inside them. Download a free application, place the toys on the screen, and kids can drive around a virtual interpretation of Radiator Springs.

Zen gardens, Kabuki and sumo wrestling represented in CARS 2

Pixar's latest stop on the CARS 2 character roll-out tour is the country of Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun will no doubt provide the World Grand Prix with plenty of racers, but today we have some native vehicles to show you that do anything but compete on a track.

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