Do you know what makes today, September 5th special? It’s Lightning McQueen Day! That’s right, with the date being 9/5 it just makes sense to celebrate the ultimate race car #95. As part of the fun we’re taking a look at some new Cars merchandise from Mattel featuring Lightning McQueen and his friends. Ka-chow!

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 Race Around Radiator Springs Playset

  • Lightning McQueen returns to his roots with this exciting new playset, complete with iconic locations and colorful accessories inspired by favorite movie moments from Cars and Cars 3.
  • Switch between tracks, pass through the Cozy Cone tunnel, stop by Ramone's to get a custom look, and Head to Flo's V8 Cafe for a fill up.
  • Available for $49.99 and up from mass retailers including:

Core Die-cast Singles


  • Each detailed die-cast vehicle features rolling wheels and personality accents.
  • From classic characters like Lightning McQueen, to new characters like Jackson Storm, fans will love to collect them all.
  • Available this Fall at mass retailers including:

XRS Drag Racing Playset


  • Face off and put your pedal to the metal with this competition set.
  • Launch cars to race side by side, land a stunt jump, and tear to the finish line.
  • The XRS Cars racing set includes a 1:55 scale XRS Lightning McQueen vehicle.
  • Available this fall for $29.99 from mass retailers including:

And just in case you want even more racing fun, the Cars YouTube Channel is now live offering fans new and fun Cars content like this unboxing video: