2017 Cars 3 Gift Guide – The Latest Cars 3 Products

Disney·Pixar’s Cars 3 is now in theaters everywhere! You’ll want to get to the theater this weekend to see it – it’s a fun and exciting ride! Since we know all the Cars fans young and old will want to get their hands on the latest and greatest Cars 3 toys and other products, we’re putting together this fun gift guide with some of the newest items you’ll find. We even have a reader giveaway!

2017 Cars 3 Gift Guide


Cars 3 Junior Kits from Revell:
Who’s your child’s favorite car character from Disney·Pixar’s new Cars 3 movie? World champion racer Lightning McQueen? Young hotshot Jackson Storm? Race technician Cruz Ramirez? Fans 5+ can assemble and play with any of the three car stars (or all of them!) with new Junior Kits from Revell – complete with a unique child-friendly screw and nut connector system, working headlights, action sounds, changeable mouth and eye expressions, and take-apart-and-put-back-together ability for hours of fun as well as STEAM learning. Each Cars 3 Junior Kit includes 21 large body parts and 24 screws and nuts.

Crazy 8 Crashers Smash & Crash Derby Playset:
Recreate the thrilling competition scenes from the new Disney•Pixar Cars 3 movie with this action packing set. Rev your engines and watch the character vehicles race, crash and bash through the course. The set comes with barrels, tires, and other themed accessories as well as a 1:55 scale mud covered Lightning McQueen vehicle to start the fun right away.The first player to knock Miss Fritter’s bus down wins. Then, reconfigure the arena and get ready for more epic action.

Movie Moves Lightning McQueen:
Enjoy exciting story play and realistic movie fun with Lightning McQueen. Inspired by Disney•Pixar Cars 3, the vehicle reacts to motion when he goes forward, backward, left, right, upside down and says over 65 iconic phrases and sounds. He has a signature sleek design, working headlights and taillights. You can also choose the Movie Moves Cruz Ramirez vehicle and recreate even more dynamic movie scenes and interactive racing.

Cruz Ramirez Remote Control Vehicle:
They’ll have fun taking a Cruz around with this remote control vehicle. Reliving the high speed thrills of Cars 3, they can put new cast member Cruz Ramirez through her paces.

Cruz Ramirez Die Cast Car:
Sleek and sharp in striking yellow, Cruz Ramirez rediscovers her racing dreams thanks to Lightning McQueen. This die cast perfectly captures the sporty styling of the Rust-eze Racing Center trainer and race technician from Cars 3.

“Lead the Way” Book:
In your life, you may find somebody important, somebody who steers you in the right direction, guides you down long roads, and keeps you on track to follow your dreams. Then, one day, you may find it’s your turn to lead the way. Ride along with Lightning McQueen as he revisits many of his cherished moments with the late and great Doc Hudson. Lightning has learned so many inspiring things from Doc that he would like to pass on to Cruz Ramirez-including a lesson about what it really means to win.

“Cars 3” Big Golden Book:
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 with her own plan to win, 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! Children ages 3 to 7 will love this beautifully illustrated hardcover Big Golden Book based on the film.

Cars 3 Double Wall Stainless Steel Bottle for Kids:
This stainless steel water bottle makes staying hydrated easy and fun! It holds 15.5 ounces and is made of BPA-free stainless steel, durable enough for kids to take anywhere they want. The screw-on lid has a built-in carrying loop for easy transportation, and doesn’t leak when it’s closed, so the bottle can be tossed into a bag for worry-free travel. When it’s not being used, the comfortable silicone spout can be covered to keep it clean. The bottle is dishwasher safe and should not be microwaved. Recommended for children ages 3 and up.

Cars 3 Reusable Tote:
They’ll love to go racing off to the store with this reusable Cars 3 tote. Jackson Storm, Lightning McQueen, and Cruz Ramirez battle it out on both sides of this bag that’s designed to help our planet win the race against waste!

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Disney Store Summer Play Days

You can go check out some of these items in person at the Disney Store and make your trip extra special during Summer Play Days, kicking off with a special Disney·Pixar Cars 3 event on Saturday, June 10, where you and your kids can learn about the film’s characters before jumping into the “driver’s seat” and testing your “driving” skills with remote control vehicles on a mini racetrack inside the Store! By participating in Summer Play Days, you can also collect Disney Emoji patches featuring different Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters. New patches will be available each Wednesday between June 14 and August 9:

1. Sat. 6/10: Lightning McQueen
2. Wed. 6/14: Cruz Ramirez
3. Wed. 6/21: Pascal
4. Wed. 6/28: Storm Trooper
5. Wed. 7/5: Spider-Man
6. Wed. 7/12: Jackson Storm
7. Wed. 7/19: Olaf
8. Wed. 7/26: BB-8
9. Wed. 8/2: Iron Man
10. Wed. 8/9: Stitch

Free daily events taking place through August 9 include Storytime, Art of Drawing and Showtimes:

  • Tangled the Series Event: Guests will learn to draw Pascal, Rapunzel’s mischievous friend. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation.
  • Star Wars Adventures Event: Guests are invited to participate in three activities, including defense training against Stormtroopers, Millennium Falcon flight training and writing their name in Aurebesh. Guests will receive one of two Star Wars postcards (BB-8 or Chewbacca) and Aurebesh alphabet stickers
  • Art of Drawing Marvel’s Spider-Man Event: Guests will learn to draw Marvel’s Spider-Man. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation, as well as an explanation of traditional and modern Disney animation.
  • Mickey and the Roadster Racers Event: Guests will prepare for a race in Hotdog hills before they head to Italy to cheer on the Roadster Racers. Each Guest will receive their own trophy.
  • Princess Gathering Event: Guests will discover the Disney Princesses’ ambitions, strengths and will learn what makes each one of them special. Guests who participate will receive a special wristband.
  • Star Wars Storytime Event: Guests will hear the story, “Star Wars: Escape from Jakku.” Journey through the story, helping the narrators bring the story to life with interactive movements. Guests will receive a BB-8 finger puppet of their own.
  • Avengers Training Academy Event: Guests will take part of the Avengers Age of Ultron Training Academy to get an overview of each of the Avengers and learn their key skills and poses.
  • Elena of Avalor Event: Guests will use Elena’s Scepter of Light to channel the powerful magic Elena has, play and dance along with an inflatable guitar and create their own Jaquin to fly around.

For additional information, contact your local Disney Store and join the summer fun during #DisneyPlayDays.

Reader Giveaway: One lucky Thrifty Jinxy reader will win their own Cars 3 Junior Kit from Revell. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59pm ET on 6/10/17. Good luck!

Cars 3 Gift Guide Giveaway – Revell Jr. Kit



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  1. afropooh@yahoo.com' Paul Gardner says:

    I would like to win for my 7 year old son because this type of stuff is right up his alley!

  2. cherry_cola1023@yahoo.com' Melissa Cunningham says:

    My boys has always been big fans of lightning McQueen and Mater this would be a fun prize for them they’ve been cars fans since the first movie came out .

  3. Lightning McQueen

  4. I think my son and daughter’s favorite are Lightning McQueen and Mater.

  5. bnchile@yahoo.com' bill norris says:

    ‘Mater is my fave.

  6. kelseyvinson@att.net' kelsey vinson says:

    I love Mater but my son loves lightening mcqueen

  7. janet3rdgrade@yahoo.com' Janet W. says:

    I would like to win the Cars 3 Revell Jr. Kit because my grandson absolutely loves the movie Cars and would love to play with this fun kit!

  8. tamilynn59@yahoo.com' Tami Vollenweider says:

    I’d love to win this for my grandson,because I know him & Grand Paw would have some fun playing with it!

  9. thuyvu33@gmail.com' Thuy Vy Vu says:

    I love mater and lightning mcqueen. They are very funny

  10. faramena@gmail.com' Heather B says:

    We have not seen the movie yet, but in the others I have always liked Mater!

  11. sandylmcfadden@gmail.com' Sandra L McFadden says:

    I have always loved Mator! He is such a great character.

  12. gtbuzzd@gmail.com' heather s says:

    We love Lightning McQueen

  13. kmn711@aol.com' Kim Niland says:

    Of course Lightning McQueen is the boy’s favorite!

  14. walkinthesun58@outlook.com' Linda Everson says:

    My favorite is lightning McQueen. I would like them for my grandchildren to play with.

  15. vlbelk@hotmail.com' vickie couturier says:

    Lightning McQueen is our favorite and I have 10 grandsons that loved the others so I know they would love this one too

  16. addictedtorodeo@gmail.com' Ashley C says:

    I would like to win because my son is obsessed with Cars!

  17. kellywcu8888@gmail.com' Kelly D says:

    My favorite character is Lightning McQueen.

  18. lyzabeth1970@aol.com' elizabeth miller says:

    I am not sure who my grandsons favorite is but all I know is everytime they come over he has 2 or 3 of these in his hands. Whenever Igo over, he is always playing with figures from Cars.

  19. My grandson would love them !

  20. astonger@hotmail.com' amy stonger says:

    My favorite character is Mater. I have a son who have absolutely loves Cars and Lightning McQueen. I’d love to win and surprise him.

  21. darlenecarbajal1994@gmail.com' Darlene Carbajal says:

    My nephew will love this kit!

  22. jill190190@gmail.com' Jill Rivera says:

    I Lightning McQueen is my favorite character in Cars.

  23. one of my favorites is Mater. My grandson would love me to win this kit

  24. lazybones344@gmail.com' Denise S says:

    My favorite character is Mater.

  25. punkymetals75@gmail.com' Dolores Miranda says:

    I love Mater!!My Daughter loves Cars,she loves Lightning McQueen!

  26. acudog@cableone.net' Cindy Peterson says:

    I would like this set for the most adorable little boy who lives next door and is obsessed with Car Characters.

  27. julielundstrom@yahoo.com' Julie Lundstrom says:

    My son loves Disney Cars. We have been collecting them for years. I am so happy to see a new movie coming out. Lightening McQueen is his favorite along with Mater.

  28. schrillowins@gmail.com' Laura Barnes-Schrillo says:

    We love Tow MAter

  29. I like Lightening. My nephew would love playing with these!

  30. annabee818@yahoo.com' Carly Daring says:

    My toddler is developing his personality and recently started to like Cars. I think he would love this package!

  31. waytoomanycats@gmail.com' Annette says:

    I would like to win it to surprise my cousin’s son.

  32. lasondabeav@juno.com' Lasonda says:

    My favorite is Mater.

  33. rwhit_99@yahoo.com' Robin Abrams says:

    My grand kids love Mater. My grand son is the biggest cars fan

  34. anitakayduvall@gmail.com' Anita Duvall says:

    Of course everyone likes Lightning McQueen but we love Mater.

  35. marilynnawara@gmail.com' Marilyn Nawara says:

    I would like the Lightning McQueen – my granddaughter would love it!

  36. freedomlover.ka@gmail.com' Kim Avery says:

    My favorite is Lightning McQueen! I would love to win for my 4year old grandson who is a Cars fanatic!

  37. seyma_bennett@hotmail.com' Seyma Shabbir says:

    I love lightning mcqueen the most!

  38. Vproo@ymail.com' Corina toscano says:

    We love mcqueen and mack

  39. laydeelovewv@yahoo.com' LYN WILLIAMS says:

    lightning mcqueen is still our fav

  40. bdoerfler2@gmail.com' brittany doerfler says:

    Lightning Mcqueen is my favorite cars 3 character1

  41. gmrichhicks@gmail.com' Richard Hicks says:

    I like several but Lightning McQueen is my most favorite

  42. vmkids3@msn.com' Valerie Mabrey says:

    My granddaughter loves Mater. She would love this too.

  43. nathankyle1707@yahoo.com' jeremy mclaughlin says:

    Lightning Mcqueen.

  44. rosans4@comcast.net' Rosanne says:

    My favorite character is Lightening McQueen

  45. shartmaniam@gmail.com' Susan Hartman says:

    My grandson loves Lightening McQueen. He has a McQueen chair and eats his meals on it everyday. Can’t wait for the new movie.

  46. tatertot3741@gmail.com' beth shepherd says:

    My daughters love Mater. He is so cute and funny. Thank you for the chance!

  47. carawling@hotmail.com' Cynthia R says:

    I would like to win the Cars 3 Revell Jr. Kit because I think my nephew would really enjoy it. Always loved Mater!

  48. zzze_burninator@yahoo.com' Jilliann M says:

    My kids love lightening mcqueen!

  49. goodthingsarecoming1978@gmail.com' Mary Cloud says:

    My favorite Cars character is definitely Mater

  50. dlatany@gmail.com' latanya says:

    my nephew is a big car fan and he loves all types of cars, it would be fun for him and his dad to put this together

  51. Lightning McQueen is my favorite character.

  52. I’d like to win for my cousin!

  53. MsWW_57@yahoo.com' Janice Wright says:

    I would love to win this for my little grandson. He loves the other Cars movies.

  54. C.lari.21@hotmail.com' Clarissa hiciano says:

    My son and I love Mater and lightening McQueen

  55. mnch39@csteldridge.com' debbie penney says:

    I would love to win this for my nephew!!

  56. judeanita@ymail.com' Anita Jude says:

    The grandboys love lightning McQueen and I would love to win this for them

  57. BWallace1980@hotmail.com' bernie wallace says:

    Lightning McQueen is my favorite Cars character. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win.

  58. onyiakpanisi@yahoo.com' Onyinye Elochukwu says:

    Lightning McQueen is my favorite character. I’ll love to win for my son.

  59. marsbar350@hotmail.com' Marlene J says:

    Lightning McQueen is my favourite character & would give would if I won to my friend’s son.

  60. my4boysand1@gmail.com' Stephanie Phelps says:

    My favorite character is Lightning McQueen and this is one of the kids favorite movies!

  61. lesh4537@yahoo.com' elicia p says:

    Mater is my favorite. My son loves him too.

  62. messernmontana@gmail.com' Kelly Grant says:

    Mater of course!

  63. mtabora70@gmail.com' Marti Tabora says:

    Lightning McQueen is my favorite and I would absolutely love to win this for my grandson. He would love it.

  64. Lightning McQueen! I would be thrilled to win this as my son loves him!!

  65. We love Cruz Ramirez in the new movie.

  66. debrahall1961@yahoo.com' debra hall says:

    mater has always been my favorite

  67. Dynalroberson@gmail.com' Dynal Roberson says:

    My favorite car is Mater cause is fun and funny. I’d like to win for my daughter who also likes Mater.

  68. amandastovall@me.com' Amanda Stovall says:

    Well, we ALL enjoy the Cars movies, but I guess the main reason I want to win is because my six year old son absolutely LOVES the Cars movies & all the Cars characters, too! Thanks!

  69. EvilTreeFrogs@aol.com' Kristen Joiner says:

    Mator is the best character!! If I won this though I would like the Jackson Storm kit. 🙂

  70. My favorite is Mater.

  71. AngelaNThorpe@hotmail.com' Angela Thorpe says:

    We love Lightning McQueen

  72. bbbneys31@gmail.com' Shakeia Rieux says:

    Mater is my favorite

  73. meredithfl@gmail.com' Meredith Miller says:

    Lightning McQueen and Mater are my favorites!

  74. racheljeramie@gmail.com' Rachel Freer says:

    Mater is my favorite character.

  75. bosox102008@yahoo.com' Danielle Wood says:

    Our favorite character from Cars 3 is Cruz. My kids loved the movie

  76. I think my middle nephew would have a lot of fun with the Cars 3 Revell Jr. Kit. We haven’t seen the new movie yet, but did enjoy the first two. Thank you for the chance to win.

  77. theshadedmoon@gmail.com' Leslie Davis says:

    Lightning McQueen

  78. ahites1982@gmail.com' Amber Hites says:

    Mater of course! He is alway so funny!

  79. lvoyce108@gmail.com' Lisa V. says:

    I would like to win for my granddaughter.

  80. drjanine@gmail.com' Janine H says:

    I like Cruz bc she’s a girl!

  81. I judt think Cruz Ramariz is adorable

  82. kathypease@gmail.com' Kathy Pease says:

    I would like to win this for my granddaughter 🙂

  83. sugarsweet7202@yahoo.com' Samantha says:

    My favorite character is Lightning McQueen!

  84. I would like to win the Cars 3 Revell Jr. Kit because my kids would like it

  85. foulkkelley@yahoo.com' Kelley Foulk says:

    my son loves CARS!!!! Our Favorite 3 are Mater, Sherriff, And Sir Tow Mater

  86. kklontz9@gmail.com' Kayla Klontz says:

    I would like to win this for my son! Towmater is my favorite character.

  87. achadwick22@yahoo.com' amanda whitley says:

    even though mater isnt in the 3rd movie as much he is still my favorite.

  88. jat3435@gmail.com' Julie Terry says:

    I would love to win this for my daughters, my oldest loves the cars movies, and my youngest loves them too her favorite being lighting mcqueen, and my oldest loved mater

  89. tandicortez@yahoo.com' Tandi Cortez says:

    Our favorite character from Cars 3 is Sally Carrera! She is so cute! 🙂

  90. carltodasco@yahoo.com' rosemary says:

    great for our kids

  91. PLawrence47@gmail.com' Philip Lawrence says:

    I would like to win the kit so that I could give it to my grandchild.

  92. bryanvice@hotmail.com' Bryan Vice says:

    our favorite character is Mater

  93. Sally Carrera!

  94. crankyyanky1@charter.net' Kim Keithline says:

    Lightening McQueen is my kids favorite

  95. twright50@email.davenport.edu' Trisha Musgrave says:

    We love Mater! He is hilarious!

  96. syfijunky@gmail.com' John H. says:

    Lightning McQueen

  97. jenniferherman75@gmail.com' Jennifer H. says:

    I would say Lizzie.

  98. sxybrt23@gmail.com' Stephanie Liske says:

    We like Lightning McQueen.

  99. I like Lightning McQueen.

  100. lshumack@gmail.com' Leah Shumack says:

    Mater is my favorite character!

  101. we love lightning mcqueen

  102. versatileer@gmail.com' Jerry Marquardt says:

    Lightning McQueen always stuck out like a great figure to me in Cars 3 and my nephew loves it.

  103. gtbuzzd@gmail.com' heather s says:

    Mater is cute

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