Lightning McQueen Alive is one of the most exciting up and coming toys to hit the holiday shopping market this fall. Disney’s Cars is one the most popular animated movies ever and the new Cars 2 is causing much anticipation. Lightning McQueen is one cool little car who’s well loved by small children so it makes sense that Mattel would come up with an incredibly cool toy to help promote the new movie. Lightning McQueen Alive has many unique features that will make you want to buy him for your kids.
Cars is a movie made and released through the collaboration of Disney and Pixar. It is very memorable indeed not just because of the unforgettable Nat King Cole classic that is Route 66 but also because of its all-vehicular cast created with anthropomorphic characters. Lightning McQueen, the main protagonist in the movie, is the basis of this remarkable creation by Mattel.
Here are some of the amazing features of the up and coming Lightning McQueen Alive:
1:55 Scale Model Size and Very Functional
The Lightning McQueen Alive toy in the same size as most car toys available in the market nowadays. The difference is that this one functions without any controllers. It can move its body, talk and drive around on any surface just like the character in the movie does.
This is the main reason why: it has three micro motors which work in various ways. The first one moves the mouth of the car when it is saying something. The second motor moves the eyes and the body of the car. The last one is for driving. Besides the motors, Mattel has incorporated a speaker and amplifier into the design so that you can hear the sounds clearly.
Touch Sensors Incorporated
As mentioned, you do not need a controller for the Lightning McQueen Alive to move around. It has forty or so phrases and background music that it automatically plays. You can program its movement by pressing on various buttons.
Gas Station Charging Stand
Unlike other toys which only come with a simple battery charging device, McQueen has a gas station. In the movie, all the automobiles needed to freshen up in gas stations and the manufacturers figured out a way to do this as well. All you need to do is place the car on the stand and it will recharge the lithium battery immediately.
Lightning McQueen Alive is a cross between a Chevrolet Corvette and a Dodge Viper. He is skilled, cool and very popular in his automobile world. This in itself is enough reason to get the Lightning McQueen Alive. This small toy is one of those that your little boy will surely want to play with for quite some time. If you are a huge toy aficionado, you can definitely get one of these and keep it somewhere safe because this is truly a collectible.