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Pixar Motorama 2017

Pixar Animation Studios’ bi-annual “Motorama” car show was held last Friday, June 16, in conjunction with the opening of Cars 3. This by-invitation-only event is the coolest car show that no one outside of Pixar gets to see. Thankfully, they let people take pictures and so here are some photos from the event. Enjoy.

Bruce Canepa McLaren P1 posing along side the Luxo Jr. statue.

The King from Pixar’s CARS movies (aka 1970 Plymouth Superbird)

Doc Hudson from Pixar’s CARS movies (aka 1951 Hudson Hornet)

Two of Walt Disney’s cars made the show: Walt’s 1924 Moon Roadster and his 1964 Mercedes-Benz SL 230. How cool are these?! (Photo and information courtesy of The Walt Disney Family Museum)

John Lasseter’s restored Chrysler Town and Country convertible

Ford Motor Company brought in a Ford GT for the show

McLaren Automotive brought in a McLaren 720

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. brought an Aston Martin DB11

And Nissan brought in a GT-R! So cool.


And here are some vintage cars that were on display (sorry that I wasn’t there to document these cars in more detail…).






Attending Pixar Motorama in person is definitely on my dream bucket list.

Photos courtesy of Autoweek

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Current Cinema

“Cars 3” Premiere Pics

My invitation never arrived for last night’s Cars 3 premiere (haha), so I had to live vicariously through Instagram pics. The event took place in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center and in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. Cars 3 opens in theaters on Friday, July 16!

Let's get this show on the road! Cruise down the #Cars3 red carpet before the film hits theatres June 16. 🏁

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Reverse through the #Cars3 premiere at top speed! ⚡️👀 The film opens June 16.

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Jackson Storm!

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We met #cars3 villain Jackson Storm. Not a bad sunset either 🌅 🚗

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What a fun night… everyone should see cars 3!

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Movie Posters

New Poster Posse Posters for “Cars 3”

Cars 3 opens in theaters a week from today on Friday, June 16. I like these Poster Posse posters that were commissioned by the Walt Disney Studios to commemorate the upcoming release of the film.


Artist: Andrew Swainson (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Stephen Sampson (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Oli Riches (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Doaly (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Jeremy Pailler (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Adam Rabalais (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Rodolforever (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Maria Suarez Inclan (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Salvador Anguiano (© Disney•Pixar)


Sources: Oh My Disney, Poster Posse

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“Cars 3” Press Event at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

I attended the Pixar Animation StudiosCars 3 press event held at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) last week. John Lasseter was there (in one of his cool custom Reyn Spooner shirts) along with Cars Creative Director Jay Ward and Pixar Production Designer Jay Shuster. They set up the story of the film and talked about the design of two new characters–Jackson Storm and Cruz Ramirez. 

Here are some pics from the event. A full video of the presentation (courtesy of NAIAS) is hereCars 3 is coming to theaters on June 16, 2017.

Arrived at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan

The stage where the press event took place

John Lasseter in the house!

The “Jays” (Jay Ward is on the left)

Concept art for Jackson Storm by automobile designer J Mays

The Jays talk about designs for Cruz Ramirez

John Lasseter came back on the stage along with a lifesize, driveable Lightning McQueen

A lame attempt at a selfie


One more shot


And, finally, here’s an “extended look” (or “almost a trailer”) with some footage shown during the presentation, along with some other snippets from the upcoming film:

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