Lightning McQueen (Cars)

Last Updated on: November 11th, 2023

Who is Lightning McQueen?

Lightning McQueen is a fictional character and the main protagonist in the Cars franchise created by Pixar Animation Studios and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

Lightning McQueen is a race car that competes in the Piston Cup Racing Series. The first Cars movie was released in 2006. He was played by actor Owen Wilson.

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The Collection:

Here is the Internet’s largest collection of Lightning McQueen related movies, TV shows, toys and other products. As always, new pieces are added to this collection regularly.

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Song Appearances

When You Find Yourself (Song)

“When You Find Yourself” is a song from the 2006 animated film “Cars” produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The…


Our Town (Song)

“Our Town” is a song from the Pixar animated film “Cars“. The song was written and performed by musician Randy Newman, who also composed the…


Life Is a Highway (Song)

“Life Is a Highway” is a song written by Tom Cochrane and performed by him as part of his album “Mad Mad World” released in…


Real Gone (Song)

“Real Gone” is a song from the soundtrack of the Disney/Pixar animated film “Cars“. It was written by singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow and composer John Shanks…


Mon Coeur Fait Vroum (Song)

“Mon Coeur Fait Vroum” is a French song that was featured in the 2011 Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars 2.” The song was written by the…


Collision of Worlds (Song)

“Collision of Worlds” is a song from the 2011 Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars 2“. The song was performed as a duet by Brad Paisley and…


You Might Think (Song)

“You Might Think” by The Cars is also featured in the 2011 Disney-Pixar animated movie “Cars 2.” In the film, the song is used in…


Run that Race (Song)

“Run That Race” is a song from the 2017 Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars 3.” The song is performed by Dan Auerbach, who is the lead…


Ride (Song)

“Ride” is a song from the 2017 Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars 3.” The song is performed by ZZ Ward and features the rapper Gary Clark…




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Cars Land Neon Lights Light-Up Ears

You’ll have to be wrenched away from wearing this Cars Land headband all the time! Inspired by the popular Disney California Adventure themed area, it…





Disney Cars Lightning McQueen LEGO Set

Lightning McQueen’s getting serious about winning the Piston Cup championship! He’s got his pedal to the metal, practicing drifting out on the dry desert track…













In the News

  • PHOTOS: New Inside Look at Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, March 9, 2019
  • VIDEO: First Look at Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Animatronic for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, January 19, 2019
  • Cars 3 Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date Announced!, September 2, 2017
  • Disney Announces New Cars 3 Video Game “Driven to Win”, April 5, 2017

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