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Within the logic of Cars, buses act as mobile billboards, as well as providing guided tours of London I love the detail in our films. I believe God is in the details. We put so much detail into this film. The more you look, the more you’ll see of car parts, car shapes. Every sign, every street name, everything… Every ad on the sides or on the buses ...


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Paul Newman died in September 2008 and, although the pre-production on Cars 2 was already in full swing, he was either too ill or already passed on before it came time to do the voice acting. The scene you mention in your question is a touching homage to the legend that was Newman. That said, it would have been nice if George Carlin (Fillmore) (and Joe ...


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I believe it was meant as a joke to those who were expecting the eyes on the vehicle in Cars 1 to be at the headlights position. In earlier Disney films, for example Herbie, there was an anthropomorphic 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. Though in case of Herbie, a real live action movie there was no need to animate the eyes where as in Pixar Cars much emphasis was ...


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I'm not sure he has a number. This page lists all the World Grand Prix Racers from the films, each of whom has a colour scheme and a number. This list includes people like Lewis Hamilton (No. 2) and Francesco Bernoulli (No. 1). However, this other Wikipedia page lists the racers in slightly more detail. For Jeff Gorvette (No. 24) it states: The ...


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The official Disney.co.uk page for Vitaly Petrov shows the following image. His number was apparently 11. Vitaly Petrov is the first and only Russian race car ever to compete in the Formula World Championship. He didn't start off as a Formula racer though. In fact, there was very little motorsport in Vitaly's hometown of Vyborg Russia, so he got ...


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In a Time interview with John Lasseter, he spoke about the reasons why Doc's voice wasn't recast; Cars 2 includes an homage to Paul Newman, whose character, Doc Hudson, was the elder statesman of Radiator Springs. Newman died shortly after making the original Cars, and now the Piston Cup, McQueen’s big race, has been renamed the Hudson Hornet Piston ...



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