The Cars Film Franchise is one of Disney’s most Prominent and most acclaimed Film Franchises in History. Set in a world populated by cars and other such vehicles, this movie follows the life of Race car Lightning Mcqueen. In this article, we will look at some of the best Cars movie quotes. Before that, a quick recap.
In the First movie, Mcqueen is an arrogant and egotistical race car who thinks he is better than everyone. That all changes when he gets stranded in a town called Radiator Springs. The Sheriff of this small town arrests him for Speeding, not knowing who he is. He has no other option but to Oblige. Even though he hated the town, he slowly fell in love with its people.
There he meets Doc Hudson, Who is later revealed to be The Doc Hudson Hornet. Hudson Hornet was one of the most revered race cars in the history of race cars. After a devastating accident at his Last Race, Doc Hudson retired, and the years have turned him into a grumpy old race car.
Even though skeptical at first helps, Lightning Mcqueen helps Doc rekindle his love of racing. Ultimately taking over as his Crew Chief. That grumpy old race car teaches this young, arrogant racer some new tricks, which ultimately help him win his first piston cup. Now without further ado, let’s get into the 20 best Cars movie quotes.
1. I am Speed – Lightning Mcqueen
You can see this quote being said several times over the Franchise. It is something Lightning Mcqueen likes to tell himself before any big race to try and hype himself up for victory.
2. I Knew You Wouldn’t Leave Without Saying Goodbye – Tow Mater
This quote is from towards the end of the movie. This scene is from after Lightning McQueen was “rescued” from Radiator Springs. Here, Mater is sad that McQueen left without telling him Goodbye. As soon as he does, McQueen pops up, and the good folk of Radiator Springs has a good evening at his Expense.
3. I Didn’t Come All This Way To See You Quit – Doc Hudson Hornet
This was during Lightning McQueen’s Piston Cup race. He was losing after getting no direction from his Crew Chief. Then much to his relief Doc Hudson came to his rescue and put him back in the first spot once more. And by the second movie, Doc Hudson had taught Lightning Mcqueen all your tricks.
4. Don’t Fear Failure. Be Afraid Of Not Having The Chance. You Have The Chance – Sally
This quote is from the 3rd Cars movie. Sally is explaining to Lightning Mcqueen about not being afraid to race even if it means he might lose. Lightning Mcqueen never had an opponent like Storm before. His Speed can be intimidating, but nothing McQueen couldn’t handle. He goes under intense training to beat him and almost does so.
5. I Used To Watch You On TV, Flying Through The Air. You Seemed So Fearless. I Wish I Knew What That Felt Like – Cruz Ramirez
Cruz was McQueen’s trainer for his upcoming race with the latest generation Race Cars, such as Jackson Storm. She was helping Lightning McQueen to realize his full potential with the help of modern technology. Even though Lightning did become faster, he was unable to finish the race as he realized that its time to move on. He tags in Ramirez instead and does what Doc Hudson did for him for her. He led her to victory and became her official coach.
6. You Had A Good Run. Enjoy Your Retirement – Jackson Storm
This is what Jackson Storm told Lightning McQueen when he lost to him yet again. He said it was such an honor to defeat such a famous race car. It is clear Jackson Storm thinks only of himself as a real race car. He added that it was a great race, but it didn’t give him any excitement as he only had to use ten percent.
7. What in the Blue Blazes. Crazy Hotrodder – Radiator Springs Sheriff
This quote is from the first movie when a startled Lightning Mcqueen races towards the town of Radiator Springs. Him being the Radiator Springs sheriff, he follows him, thinking he is a Hot rod wanting to arrest him. But as his engineer misfires, McQueen thinks he is being shot at and goes even faster, ultimately causing a lot of damage to the town. From its road to its buildings.
8. You Are Famous race car? A real race car? – Luigi
Luigi and Guido are the resident tire experts at Radiator Springs. They were very excited to know that McQueen was a real race car. They immediately wanted to know if he knew any Ferraris and then drove a hard bargain for replacing his tires. Then moved on to become part of his Official Pit Crew, astonishing everyone with their prowess.
9. I Sure Wish He Would Hurry Up and Get Back Cause We Got A Whole Summer’s Worth of Best Friend Fun to Make up For. – Tow Mater
This is from the second Cars movie. Doc Hudson is no more, and Tow Mater has taken over his job as the Crew chief. Doc Hudson was the only crew chief who’ll work with Lightning McQueen as his old team left him due to his arrogance. This quote shows how deep a friendship Tow mater has with Lightning Mcqueen.
10. I am Telling You, You Gotta Help Me! Don’t Leave Me Here. I am in Hillbilly Hell. My IQ’s Dropping by the Second. I am Becoming One of Them – Lightning McQueen
This one is from the rebel phase of McQueen while incarcerated by the Radiator Springs sheriff for the damage he has done. He pleaded to let him go so he could attend the race. But no one believed that he was a racer, let alone a famous one. But when he saw the true side of things, he even considered not leaving at all.
11. McQueen and Sally Parked Beneath the Tree. K I S Sumthin Sumthin T – Tow Mater
Tow Mater sang this improvised song to tease McQueen and Sally about their feelings towards each other. This did make Sally feel a bit shy. Maybe even led to creating feelings toward McQueen. She is one of the reasons McQueen thought that Radiator Springs was a town worth fixing.
12. This grumpy old race car I know once told me something, ‘It’s an empty cup – Lighting McQueen
This one was from Lightning McQueen to the radiator springs residents when they were asking why he hadn’t left for his race. This is after McQueen realized that there is more to life than racing. And that the love he received from his friends beats that from fans any day of the Week.
13. I am Happier than a Tornado in a Trailer Park – Tow Mater
This one is from Mater. Mater does not have a lot of worries and knows to enjoy the simpler things in life. He saw and brought out a side in McQueen that no one else saw. The Radiator Springs Sheriff putting Mater in charge of keeping an eye on Mater was the best decision he ever made.
14. Well, I didn’t have a choice. Mater didn’t say Good Bye – Doc Hudson Hornet
This one is mid-the Piston Cup Race. Since McQueen didn’t have a crew, he wasn’t exactly getting any direction and was falling behind. It was then that Doc and the rest showed up to replace his Pit Crew, with Doc taking the helm as the Crew Chief. The reason he gave for coming back was Mater didn’t say goodbye; this scene shows just how much McQueen meant to the town.
15. Oh, Man. You get to work with Bessie. I would give my left two long nuts for something like that. – Tow Mater
Bessie is a contraption that allows one to fix roads. Since McQueen was the one who destroyed their road. It was only fair that he fixed it. And the only way to fix it is with Bessie. Bessie is slow and loud and generally very difficult to work with, And if you try to rush her, the road will come out all bumpy, as was shown in the movie.
16. Okay, here we go. Focus. Speed. I am Speed. One winner, forty-two losers. I eat losers for breakfast. – Lightning McQueen
This is the first dialogue of the movie. This is a speech Lightning McQueen tells himself to get him in the groove. It’s a way of Hyping himself up. This is from the first half of the movie, and you can see the arrogance in his every word. He says there is only one winner and believes that is him. He even went against the advice of his pit crew, which almost cost him the race.
17. I will put it simply. If you are going hard enough left, you will find yourself turning right – Doc Hudson Hornet
Doc Hudson gave this advice to Lightning McQueen as he was practicing on the dirt track. He seemed to be slipping at the turn. But at that time, McQueen thought going left to go right was the most ridiculous thing he has ever heard in his life. Which did not stop him from trying it, though. He failed miserably and crashed into a bunch of cacti.
18. I don’t know what’s harder to find. Lightning McQueen or a Crew Chief who will work with him. – Jay Limo
This is from an unknown TV host after the sudden disappearance of McQueen from his trailer. The news channels went all out coming up with theories on what exactly happened to McQueen, and it look like they had some fun in doing so.
19. We are a Town Worth Fixing – Sally
This one was said during the drive McQueen and Sally shared. McQueen asked Sally what she was doing in a town like this. She explained how she came to her broken. The town took her in, no questions asked, and helped her. She feels forever in debt to Radiator Springs and its people for what they have done for her.
20. You got more talent in one lugnut than a lot of cars got on their whole body – The King
The King is a racer. Lightning McQueen has had eyes on it for a long time. Dinoco sponsors him. The race is the last one for The King; he is going to need a successor, and McQueen is hoping it will be him. These words we told to Lighting McQueen after their first race. A race Lightning Could have easily won if only he had just listened to his pit crew and changed his tires.