Lego Lightning McQueen vs The Stig
If you are a fan of the Cars franchise, Pixar’s 3D computer-animated comedy movie, as well as Top Gear’s mascot,The Stig, then this is a must watch. Lighting McQueen and his friends, Mater and Cruz Ramirez, are on an expedition to experience all of Europe’s wondrous sights – and they are all in Lego form.
Disney’s Pixar star heads to the Top Gear track to battle the landlord, The Stig.
Images – www.topgear.com
However, McQueen has set his sight on one goal – racing The Stig at Top Gear’s test track. Who will win? Before you hit the play button, here are some comparisons between The Stig and Lightning McQueen: –
- Never talks.
- Name derived from the school where creators Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman went to – new boys at the school were called ‘Stig’.
- Almost called ‘The Gimp’ (after gimp suits…yikes).
- Sets blistering lap times on TG track.
- Loves listening to music when shattering lap records.
- Talks a lot.
- Named after the late Pixar animator, Glenn McQueen.
- Animators drew inspiration from boxer Muhammad Ali, NBA star Charles Barkley, quarterback Joe Namath and rap/rock singer Kid Rock to create the cocky but likeable character.
- Number ‘95’ was given to signify the year of Pixar’s first film, Toy Story.
- In the movie, he is a 7-time Piston Cup winner (2007-2014).