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Disney Pixar CARS 4 Coming??
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 27 February 2024
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Jay Ward, creative director of the Cars franchise at Pixar Animation Studios, hinted at the development of the much-anticipated sequel to 2017’s Cars 3. Speaking at the Porsche Rennsport Reunion 7 via The Lake Brake Show on YouTube, Ward disclosed that several Cars projects are in the works. Ward played pivotal roles as a character manager, art coordinator, and additional voice contributor in […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Easter Flo 2024 & Easter CARS Are Back
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 22 February 2024
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Thanks “Robert D.” for the heads up & nice photos. Easter Flo, new to 2924 adds the returning re-releases for the ongoing series …  Easter Buggy, Easter Lightning,Lightning McQueen as The Easter Buggy, Easter Mater & Easter Ramone.* Easter Flo as the ink addition to the sides but also added color to her trunk & […]

Apparently Collecting Diecasts Can Lead to a Business …
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Posted in diecast, Toys on 12 February 2024
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At my work for a Fortune 100 company, they needed a diecast model for a trade show giveaway,” Silver said. “Nobody knew who to contact, but I did, having already collected them.” He sourced a thousand trucks and sold out at the show. A week later, another division within the company heard about the promotion […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: How Diecast Lightning McQueen is Made (Video)
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 25 January 2024
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All the steps it takes from raw zinc to Lighting McQueen …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Great Caesar’s Ghost, it’s Mallory Karhut!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 11 December 2023
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the great photos. Ghost! It’s Mallory Karhut to haunt us! From the CARS On the Road short … A pretty good color match though it would’ve nice to get a “Glow” coat versus just matte green … but then maybe it might’ve scared kids at night …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mater’s Sister, The Regal MATO …
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 5 December 2023
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the great photos … Mato, the “spitting” image of Mater … his sister from CARS On the Road. Old schools Rolls or Bentley? I would quibble about the oatmeal on her head … er, roses …

Disney Pixar CARS: Lightning McQueen Day 2023 (Japan)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 4 December 2023
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While we had a 15th anniversary Lighting McQueen Day back in 2019, apparently in Japan, they celebrate it every year. Takara Tomy 2023 Lightning & Mater 1:64 scale …  

Toys R Us is Coming Back …
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Posted in Disney Marvel, Disney Pixar, Toys on 29 November 2023
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Now, the chain’s new owner, WHP Global has partnered with Go Retail, to open 24 new “flagship” Toys R Us stores in the U.S. starting next year. Nostalgia may help Toys R Us By keeping the new Toys R Us stores in “prime location that complements the existing retail footprint at Macy’s,” the company has […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Target CARS Black Friday-Cyber Monday
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Posted in Disney Marvel, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 28 November 2023
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Target has a Buy 2, Get 1 one free select Disney products … there are only a couple CARS items but it does include other toys – you have to check online or in stores for items that qualify.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Amazon Cyber Monday
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 November 2023
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There are a few Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on sale for Cyber Monday. The CARS on the Road 3-pack with Ivy, available nowhere else + the variant Mater. Or a nice 4-pack for beginning collectors. Not listed as a Cyber Monday deal but a nice discount on the Disney 100 CARS …