Tag Archives: Cars

Pixar’s CARS – Leroy Traffik with Snow Tires Die Cast

Into every small town must come a guy who is just passing through. He’s not interested in stopping for gas, in soaking up the local atmosphere, or buying a souvenir. So don’t ask him! He’ll just set his car alarm … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ‘Heyday’ Die Cast Collection

When does merchandise become collectible? I struggle a bit on this site to determine whether I should label something as just a piece of merchandise or as a true collectible. Anything you buy (merchandise) can become more if you acquire … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS Mini RC Racers with ‘Trailers’

“Gentlecars, start your engines!” Or: “Put in your batteries, flick the controller switch to on, slide the other switch to the correct frequency number, and now flick your vehicle switch to on!” I think that second spiel would be a … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Speedway Friction Model Cars

I love seeing Mickey and his friends in vehicles. Many of the original Shorts feature some kind of transportation theme and so it seems like a natural fit to carry this over into merchandise. Many believe that the Tomorrowland Speedway … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ROAD TRIP Die-cast Models

I am officially giving up. I’ve said again and again that I was not going to buy another version of the die-cast model cars from the Pixar movie Cars. But what have I done? During a recent trip to Wal-mart … Continue reading

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Disney Lesney/Matchbox DIECAST CARS from 1979

I love die-cast cars and especially if they contain a Disney character in the driver’s seat. I found two examples from the same line recently and was able to catch up with them while they were on the ‘open road’: … Continue reading

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Could This Be CRUELLA De VILLE’s Real Car?

I know I claimed to have found her real car before (see the post entitled Disney Cars for Real) but this time I think I’ve really discovered it! Here is a screen shot of her animated car from 101 Dalmatians: … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS BESSIE Diecast Model

Well, Mater might be willing to give two of his left lug nuts for a chance to work with Bessie, but I’m only willing to pay $11.94 plus tax. Bessie die-cast model Cars die-cast models have been out for years … Continue reading

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Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Artwork

Disney’s newest ‘value’ resort is a wonderful example of theming. It is divided into four sections based on four Disney movie franchises: Cars, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and The Lion King. Inside the resort you can find many pieces … Continue reading

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