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Driven to succeed, Lightning McQueen the hotshot rookie race-car is headed across country to take on the Piston Cup Championship. But along the way, McQueen gets sidetracked in the sleepy town of Radiator Springs-where he gets to know some of the most offbeat characters around. And where they help him realize there are more important things than trophies and fame.

So fasten your seat belt and get ready for wildly fast and funny adventures with all your favorite characters from the Disney/Pixar blockbuster "Cars."
  • Burn rubber in more than 30 races and mini-games
  • Explore the open world of Radiator Springs
  • more...

What's New

Version 1.0u: Makes the full game a universal binary for compatibility with both PowerPC and Intel Macs.


  • Cars: The Video Game, full version.
  • Mac OS X 10.3 or later
  • 1.2GHz G4 or better processor
  • 32MB VRAM
  • NVidia Gforce2 or ATI 7500 or better

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    Sebastian-Adorjan-Dyhr Member IconComment-1

    Does anyone know, how we can play the vs (=multiplayer) part of the game???

    My kids have had and used the game on my G4 PPC for very long time and played a lot; but haven't been able to get into multiplayer. The games asks them to get "another controller" - I've just got keyboards and mice - what should I give them?

    Any suggestions/solutions would be nice ;-)


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    Version 1.0u
    GMI Member IconComment+1

    Another way (little bit more complicated) to workaround this bug, is to use VIM
    and edit file ./Contents/MacOS/Cars (it's a binary file).

    Make a backup copy of this file.

    And Edit the original file.
    Search all occurences of DISC2 string and replace them by DISC1 string. Save the modified binary.

    And all is OK. It works find for me.
    No more need to creatre a symbolic link.

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    Version 1.0u
    fiona  Musgrove Member IconComment+0
    fiona Musgrove

    Christophe - I have long suspected that the Disney Cars game should have had 2 disks. Look at this review, which suggests the same:

    I am sure that my game pack only came with one disk - for installation. If there was a "game" disk - I didnt get it.

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    Version 1.0u
    Christophe Ducommun

    My box has only one DVD of Cars, not 2 disks !

    Very strange....

    On the DVD there is no disk number, only one disk for PC and Mac, but I will try the solution with the terminal to play the game on my MacPro.

    Actually I play the game on my PM G4 MDD which is working correctly on this config.

    Christophe Ducommun Member IconComment+10
    Christophe Ducommun

    I have bought Cars for my childrens, downloaded the Intel updater (I have a MacPro).

    The Intel patch have been successfully applied, but when I start tp launch Cars the application tel me to insert the disc.

    The application doesn't detect the original disc of Cars and I cannot play with the game.

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    Version 1.0u
    fiona Musgrove

    Hi - I have the same problem with my imac. The patched installed but the game fails to recognise the disk in the drive. Has anyone solved this please? Its terribly frustrating....


    I've posted some comments at the top of the forum that might prove useful.

    CDavey Member IconReview+0

    No Universal Binary?

    Plays like crap on my new iMac. Like using a ViewMaster it's so jumpy.

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    Version 1.0
    bedouin Member IconReview+95

    Weird that a game released around this time would be PPC only.

    As for the demo, I wasn't able to really get a good estimation of how this game would play on my machine, since you can't alter any of the performance settings (i.e., change the resolution or even use your joystick as a controller). This might be a cool game, but I'll never really know since the demo is so lacking.

    And could you throw in just one more level?

    I have to give the playability a 2 since I can't use my joypad; graphics an sound a 2 since I can't switch the resolution, and features a 1 because of how limited the demo is.

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    Version 1.0
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    Downloads 14,792
    Version Downloads 13,032
    Type Games / Action
    License Updater
    Date 04 Aug 2006
    Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
    Price Free