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A single dad in Tennessee has earned a Piston Cup for parenting: Brett Winek transformed his red mustang into a replica of Lightning McQueen, the famous race car from Pixar’s Cars films, simply to bring joy to his son.
Winek said his son is a huge fan of the films.
“Just to give you an example, he watched Cars 2 yesterday — three times,” Winek told Yahoo Parenting about his son. “McQueen is his favorite character, and he loves Mater, too. He has both of the characters in toy cars and mimics their sayings all the time while playing.”
Ramone Tennessee Tint for help with the job, which involved adding decals to the car and cost around $1,200.
“We just thought it would be a fun project, when lots of times you’re lettering plumbing trucks,” said Tennessee Tint owner Scott Huntley. Hmmm, maybe one of those trucks would make a good Mater …
If you’re a hardcore Star Wars fan and have a bit of disposable income, this is most definitely the car you’re looking for.
Ebay user easternvette has listed a used 1974 Corvette with a custom airbrushed Star Wars theme–with the current bid at $8,100.
… is to see Smokey Stover’s car, apparently built by creator Bill Homan hisself.
If, by some odd matter of happenstance, your love of comics just happens to coincide with a love of automobiles and all things pertaining to them, then you should by all means check out CARzy, a blog devoted to car-related comics and cartoons, particularly from such late, lamented magazines as (you guessed it) CARtoons. The blog is run by Nelson Dewey, who contributed 2,000 pages of material to these magazines (or so he claims). I found the above image by perusing his portfolio.