Take Five A Day: The Checklist Magazines!


Every year, we publish a “yearbook” with EVERY single, deluxe, multi-pack, box set, exclusive, canon playsets, on card, or box set UNOPENED etc, etc … and also every CAR released that year OPEN. It is a COMPLETE recap of the year so whether you collect mint on card or are an opener, it is complete.

Whether you wondered what you missed or want to look fondly back, each year is completely captured in each “yearbook.”

These issues are generally completed by January or February of the following year as we wait until absolutely everything has been released. That year’s release does not always follow a calendar year so sometimes, in January we are still getting that “year’s” releases.

#1 Desert Art (2006)
#2 Supercharged (2007)
#3 World of CARS (2008)
#4 Race O Rama (2009)
#5 Final Lap (2009-2010)
#6 Lenticular (2009-2010)
#8 Ultra Collectors (2006-2011)
#9 CARS 2 Porto Corsa (2011-2012)
#10 CARS Theme 2013 (2013)
#11 CARS Theme 2014 (2014)
#12 CARS Theme 2015 (2015)
#13 CARS Themes 2016 (2016)
#14 CARS 3 Red & Black (2017) COMING SOON!!

NOTE – #7 Expanded Universe is NEXT to be updated so you may want to hold off. #8 covers just the rarest releases through 2011 which may not be of interest for most people and it was completed in 2011.

(The numbered issues will not be updated as it covers years that are completed).


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Once we complete the “Yearbook” for that year, we incorporate the new releases into our oeral checklists. These checklists only show OPEN CARS diecast (and not on card, unopened box sets, etc … that is ONLY available in the yearbooks).

If you are an opener collector or want all the OPEN photos together, we have three complete OPENER issues.

The Complete CARS 1 Year by Year Checklist 2006-2016

If you are collecting ONLY CARS 1 diecast, this is the open checklist for you. Click on the LINK for a preview and to order.


There are 2 complete open issues for ALL the CARS diecasts (CARS 1, CARS 2, Toons, Expanded Universe, etc … EVERYTHING)  – one is in alphabetical order and one in year by year (chronological order).

These are updated every year around March (after the yearbooks are completed) so depending on the time of the year, you can decide if you want to buy that year’s yearbook + one of the complete open character diecast issues or wait until the new one is updated in March or April.

Complete Year by Year CARS, CARS 2 & Expanded Universe 2006 to 2016

This magazine checklist shows releases by YEAR.

Complete Alphabetical CARS, CARS 2 & Expanded Universe 2006 to 2016

This magazine checklist shows releases in ALPHABETICAL ORDER from A to Z.

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You can preview all the issues here. Click on each issue and then on PREVIEW to flip through the pages.

These are printed on-demand and 100% secure as yu are purchasing directly through MagCloud who will print and mail them directly to you. We do not see your transaction.

New for 2016, we have added TWO Amazon versions of the overall OPEN checklists:

They contain the EXACT same information and photographs – the only difference are the Amazon versions are more “book” like with heavier stock covers and Amazon offers free shipping.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Diecast Collectors: Complete Everything 2006-2016

or the YEAR by YEAR version:

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast Collectors: Complete Year by Year 2006-2016 Visual Checklist

Available with FREE SHIPPING from Amazon in the US.

Also available in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.

For those collecting card singles and mint in box unique releases, we have compiled the first 5 years of single cards and unique in box releases into ONE CHECKLIST.


Thanks for your support of T5!

Or the Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Character Encyclopedia – Written for DK Publishing. 


  • DJ says:

    Im just wondering how much the cars are each? It wont let me click on the email link.

  • danieljkurz says:


  • Bumper Save says:

    How much does a full set of the custom team usually go for?

  • cireme1870 says:

    hello, first I’m sorry for my bad english, so Living in france, how can I do to get the Volume 1 2 & 3 of your guide checklist

    (MET: Right now, Magcloud only ships to US, Canada or the UK – sorry – hopefully Europe coming soon!).

  • Car-LessSthAfrica says:


    I’m in South Africa and the range of cars we get here, least to say, are quite pathetic. The only range we have had are the World of Cars. I’ve had to resort to ordering off Ebay 🙁

    Haulers, Launchers, Car Toons etc. are non-existent here!

    Anyway, thought I would just introduce myself and comment that I find this site extremely cool & informative although most times I read with envy the stuff you guys have available in the states!

    • carsfreak64 says:

      dont feel too bad, I usually have to order online also even though im IN the states. I never find what I want in stores anymore. So its ok! 🙂

    • aussiemiffy says:


      i am also new to this site and living in the sunny state of Queensland in Australia the shelves are barren for any of the cars that i have left in the collections that i am attempting to gather. the only way i have been able to collect any in series 1, 2, 3 or 4 is via ebay and the next step if i am unable to find the rest of my collection this way is via a few internet sites that i have found in america, the only thing holding me back is the postage and handling costs they want to charge me.

      can anyone tell me if there is such a thing as a purple ramone in the ROR mega size range, and number 12 in the ROR hauler range (don’t know his name but he is a green hauler with 82 shiny wax on the side of him) as i have been searching every where and can’t seem to find them. Hopefully someone can assist me on my quest.


      (MET: You should post in the TRADING POST your wants and needs – plus you can see what is up for sale. Hi Low Ramone has not been released and not scheduled so no need to look for it son. Shiny Wax Hauler should be out son but not out yet. Good luck!)

  • James says:

    Hey all,

    Found a Lightning McQueen, a Mater, and a Cow Tractor at a garage sale. The LMQ and Mater are metal, each about 8 inches long and 4 inches wide with hard plastic wheels that roll. The tractor is spring loaded so that when you pull back on it, it tips backwards and races forwards making a snoring sound.

    I would love to find more CARS like this, but I can’t find any of a similar scale anywhere! Does anyone know what I have and if there are more characters available?

    I have photos that I can send to help identify.

  • alchimister says:

    Hello !
    i’m a french guy, it’s the first time isend some words on this excellent web site.
    Excuse my bad english, but i will try to be ths most understable i can.
    So, i ‘am collecting cars vehicule, like most of you.
    But in my country, you won’t find all the items you can have in your country (i’m talking about the usa).
    But i’am a lucky guy, i will travel in New york this october, so i would like to know where i have to go if i want to find some disney die cast cars. I know i have to go to time square, toys’r’us’ !
    But can i easily find any other good shop where i could get somme precious cars.
    Thanks for those who will giving me some good adresses !
    Have good time !
    Men! the gold mcqueen ! i just can’t wait !

    (MET: Depending on when you show up in October – Mater Tall Tales will be out along with the “classics” line … yea, TRU in Times Square is usually stocked the best … no Targets in NYC and no WM’s … you can also coordinate to have things sent to your hotel or with friends. Good luck!).

    • Jack says:

      Hi I live in NY and get definetely have some car that you are looking for when you visit.
      Please contact me if you are interested. sijack1@aol.com

    • oliversmom says:

      Jack would be the guy for you, but if ever in Los Angeles- I will help.

      il est très agréable de vous rencontrer
      Nous avons ici grand peuple pour vous aider.