“Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!”
And check those official character profiles:
Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo)
Vehicle Type: 2017 CRS Sports Coupe
Engine: High Performance DOHC V-6
Chassis: Aerodynamic Venturi Channeled
Body: Lightweight Alloy
Performance: 0-60 in 3.8 seconds, Top Speed of 210 mph
Cruz Ramirez is a sunny-but-fierce unconventional trainer at the Rust-eze Racing Center. She expertly arms the team’s talented rookies with cutting-edge tools to tear up the track—but she nearly stalls when her longtime idol Lightning McQueen shows up. While she’d love to help him find his way back to the top, she knows the competition is faster than ever, and victory is all about speed—or is it?
Jackson Storm (voice of Armie Hammer)
Vehicle Type: 2017 Custom-built ‘Next-Gen’, Piston Cup Racer
Engine: Maximum Performance V-8 with 850 hp
Chassis: Hydroformed Alloy & steel
Body: Carbon Fiber and Metal Composite
Performance: 0-60 in 3.6 seconds, Top Speed of 214 mph
Jackson Storm is fast, sleek and ready to race. A frontrunner in the next generation of racers, Storm’s quiet confidence and cocky demeanor are off-putting—but his unmatched speed threatens to redefine the sport. Trained on high-tech simulators that are programmed to perfect technique and maximize velocity, Jackson Storm is literally built to be unbeatable—and he knows it.
Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson)
Vehicle Type: 2006 Custom-built Piston Cup Racer
Engine: Full Race V-8 with 750 hp
Chassis: High Strength Tubular Frame
Body: 24-gauge Cold-rolled Sheet Metal
Performance: 0-60 in 4 seconds, Top Speed of 198 mph
Lightning McQueen is world champion—a modern-day racing legend who’s riding high with five Piston-Cup wins under his hood. Suddenly, he finds himself faced with a new generation of racers who threaten not only his dominance in the sport—but the confidence that got him there. Determined to get back to the pole position, the #95 must decide if his love for racing is enough to fuel the comeback of his life.
Well, Lightning McQueen ‘s specs aren’t the best, but he’s got experience and heart!
The film will open in theaters on June 16, 2017.