Cars Easter Eggs

Fillmores Bumper Stickers - 10.0/10 with 8 votes
2 of Fillmores bumper stickers read "Save 2-D Animation" and another is "I Brake For Jackalopes" a reference to the pixar short Boundin'

Mater A113 - 8.8/10 with 8 votes
Not only is A113 on the train but it is also Maters license plate number. A113 is a room where John Lassetter studied in college.

pic Boundin' Truck and Radiator Spring's Founder - 8.6/10 with 7 votes
Stanley, the Founder of Radiator Springs, is the same make and model as the truck that makes a brief appearance in the Pixar short Boundin'. This is most noticable during the cruzing scene where Lizzie, the Model T, is standing to the right of Stanley's... more

Voice Actor Catchphrases - 8.5/10 with 2 votes
There are at least 2 times in the movie when a character says the catchphrase of their voice actor. The first is right after Lightning is talking to the rusted cars. When he's leaving, two of the rusted cars say, one right after the other, "Don't drive... more
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pic Another Treasure Chest of Cars Eggs - 8.5/10 with 19 votes
1. The voice of Mack, John Ratzenberger, is most famous for his role as the mailman in Cheers. Since Pixar started he’s been a character voice in every movie they’ve made and is referred to in the studio as their “good luck charm”. Keep watching... more
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pic Satellite of Pixar - 8.4/10 with 14 votes
When the three jets and flying to the race in the Pixar movie "Cars". Look on the left, you can see a satellite image of Pixar...Cool eh?
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pic Pizza Planet Truck - 8.0/10 with 29 votes
When Lighting finally makes it to the race in California, look at the vehicles on the raised platform while the announcer cars are talking. On the left side you will see the Pizza Planet truck from Toy Story.
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Hidden Mickey - 8.0/10 with 3 votes
During the part where Lightning McQueen is cementing the road for the first time, there is a small shop in the background. It is brown and wooden if that helps you find it more clearly. On the shop there are signs that make up the mickey ears and head.

pic Mike and Sully - 8.0/10 with 1 votes
In the short film "Tokyo Mater", Mater gets into a race. About midway through the race Mater begins to drift through a building. Right as he leaves the building you see Mike and Sully from Monsters Inc. in the background, but in car form. This egg can... more
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Sector 4 Gamma Quadrant - 8.0/10 with 1 votes
In the opening race scene, a blue car is getting its tire changed in pit row. If you pause the DVD on the tire, you can see "Sector 4 Gamma Quadrant" written in black letters on the sidewall of the tire. This is another Buzz Lightyear reference from... more

pic Doc's Plates - 7.9/10 with 7 votes
When Doc is at the racetrack alone, and Lightning stumbles upon him, as Doc fires up his engine, we are treated to several shots of Doc's body. The last shot before we see his eyes is one of his tailpipe, and we can also see his license plate: 51HHMD

'51... more
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Mickey Is Back - 7.8/10 with 4 votes
Several times in the movie you can see the famous reappearing Mickey Mouse ears that show up in every Disney movie. At Flo's V8 cafe, watch the spinning wing nut on the roof. At least two different times it stops rotating around the number 8 and makes... more

pic For the Birds - 7.5/10 with 10 votes
When Lightning McQueen is being driven to California, a few minutes before Mack drives off the road, there is an outside shot of the truck driving down the highway in daylight. For a brief moment, less than a second, on a telephone wire we get a glimpse... more
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pic Lightyear - 7.4/10 with 8 votes
All of the racecars have tires made not by Goodyear but by "Lightyear". Also there is the Lightyear Blimp. It's a reference to Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story, another Pixar movie
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pic A113 - 7.3/10 with 3 votes
In the scene where McQueen gets lost out of the truck and is trying to find the interstate, he has to get past a train, on the front of that train is the number A113, for all that don't know, A113 is a number Pixar hide regularly in their films and is... more

pic Dinoco - 6.6/10 with 14 votes
In the movie 'Cars' , Lighting McQeen dreams of being the sponsor for Dinoco. Dinoco is also the gas station in 'Toy Story' where Buzz and Woody get on the car to pizza planet.

Interesting...isn't it?
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Disney House - 6.5/10 with 2 votes
When Lightning McQueen is at the final race in California, as he is circling the track, if you look at the top of the stadium in the background, you can see the Disney Tower that appears at the beginning of every Disney Movie when the Disney Logo appears.

Hidden Mickey - 5.8/10 with 8 votes
In the tractor tipping scene when mater tips the tractor one of the puffs of smoke that comes out of it looks like mickey

pic Hard to Catch Emeryville Reference - 5.7/10 with 3 votes
In the movie Cars, towards the end of the movie, during the final showdown at the Piston Cup, the announcer says something along the lines of "The whole country is shutdown to watch this race" and they start showing "car" versions of the rest of the country... more
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pic Lightning McQueen - 5.0/10 with 23 votes
These eggs are located on Lightning McQueen the number 95 car and the lead character. If you look at the wheels on the car, they are branded Lightyear, a direct correlation to Pixar's Toy Story films. The other is sponsor advertising on Lightning. On... more
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Dinoco/lightyear - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
I noticed the tires Mcqueen has are called Lightyear, like in "Toy Story," and also that the company everyone is trying to get support from (the blue styled car and the helicopter) is called Dinoco, which is the same company name as the gas station in... more

pic Tribute to Dead Animator - 4.9/10 with 16 votes
The lead character in the film is called Lightning McQueen, the surname McQueen comes from Head Animator Glenn McQueen who worked at Pixar until 2002 when he died (Finding Nemo is dedicated to him). This is sort of John Lasseter's tribute to him.
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pic Egg Treasure Chest - 4.5/10 with 14 votes
1) Near the start of the film in the rustese commercial the rusty car has the regestrasion EVILLE. This is short for Emeryville, where the Pixar studios are.

2) As Mcqueen leaves the stadium after the first race in Mack there is a scene where if you... more
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pic Rock Formations - 4.4/10 with 23 votes
In the background of Radiator Springs, one will notice that many of the rock formations are the front ends of old 1950's era cars. Also, behind Radiator Springs one will see tail fins of cars sticking up.

The back end of the cars in the background... more
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# 32 - 4.0/10 with 2 votes
When Luigi is wiping the windows, the wet marks on the window create r=the number 32. You have to look very carefully to notice it though.
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pic Incredible Egg - 3.7/10 with 17 votes
If you watch as Mack is carrying Lightning McQueen to California, he passes by a truck stop, with one truck displaying (i)inc, with the lowercase i being from the Pixar movie the Incredibles.
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Mac and Peterbilt - 3.7/10 with 6 votes
when Lightning Mcqueen loses Mac (the truck), he goes looking for him. Well, he runs into another truck and yells "Mac", but the truck answers: "I ain't no Mac, I'm a Peterbilt."

This is a reference to the brothers who created Diesel trucks in general.... more
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Woody Car - 3.4/10 with 9 votes
Lightning McQueen meets a Woody Car in Radiator Springs and as we all know the first movie of Pixar was Toy Story. As a tribute to Toy Story they asked Tom Hanks (who does the voice of Woody in Toy Story) to do the voice in Cars. A very small role, but... more
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Gas-Station and Toy Story Reference - 2.5/10 with 22 votes
Right near the beginning of the movie when the commentators first introduce the race, they mention that it is sponsered by Dinoco. Its obvious that Dinoco is the gas station featured in Toy Story and the Cars symbol of it is exactly the same.

Lastly,... more
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E.T. Mater - 1.1/10 with 7 votes
In the scene of Mater using his rear view mirrors to show Lightning that he can drive backwards. Look closely when Mater runs in the forest with his caution light on, Mater jumps backwards and pauses the moment in the moon just like in E.T., which was... more
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