Hot on the heels (tires?) of the unveiling of a collection of British Cars, Disney/Pixar has introduced a slew of more Brits who are joining the cast of Cars 2. HeyUGuys was the first to share images and descriptions of the “car-ified” Queen and Prince, and several other famous British vehicles. Additionally, The Pixar Blog exclusively debuted a first look at Chauncy Fares, which you guessed it, is a cab. Read on to scope out all the new characters!
The Queen (voiced by Vanessa Redgrave)
With the final stage of the World Grand Prix racing through the historic streets of London, England, the Queen is quietly elated she was invited to preside over the finish line by Sir Miles Axlerod. Painted in shades of the most royal blues and never without her jeweled crown, the Queen is the definition of decorum and regality, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t enjoy a bit of first-rate competition!
Prince Wheeliam of England is an avid racing fan. He can’t believe his luck that the final race of the one-of-a-kind World Grand Prix is happening on the streets of London. Though he must remain impartial when by his grandmother the Queen’s side, he is privately rooting for his fellow Brits Lewis Hamilton and Nigel Gearsley to cross the finish line first.
Topper Deckington III
Topper Deckington III is a classic British double-decker bus in a vivid shade of red who relishes in his daily Killswitch route through London’s famous bustling Petroldilly Circus.
Sgt. Highgear is a member of the regiment assigned to London’s landmark Buckingham Palace. With a recognizable tall bearskin cap atop his scarlet body, he stands guard at his sentry box with pride and conviction.
No one knows the sites, streets or shortcuts of London better than the jovial Chauncy Fares, a quintessential London black cab.
The huge cast of Cars 2 continues to grow! With the film visiting various locations around the world, an increase in the amount of characters on screen was inevitable. The bigger question is how big of a role each of them will have. Many of these new characters will likely have small parts in the upcoming film.
Cars 2 drives into theaters on June 24!
Via: HeyUGuys, The Pixar Blog