Cars Land Construction

Disney California Adventure is currently undergoing some serious construction in advance of it’s June 15th opening of Cars Land.  A large park expansion has taken place to bring the popular Pixar Cars films to life. Over the past couple of months, Disney has released a bunch of behind the scenes videos that give us a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming attraction. Check them out!

Some people think that mountains are formed by plate tectonics, a process that usually takes millions of years. When it came to building Ornament Valley — the mountain range that serves as the backdrop to Radiator Springs in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park — we just didn’t have that kind of time! So, we did what comes naturally to us at Disney and we hired the best rockwork artisans in the business. Check out this video with Zsolt Hormay, our rockwork art director, as he explains the process and what it takes to speed up Mother Nature.

Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, where baby tractors twirl and swing around, pulling trailers behind them (where we get to sit), has, just recently, entered daily testing.

Can’t wait to take a stroll through Radiator Springs? If the opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park next year has you ready to cruise past Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree and Luigi’s Flying Tires, then you don’t want to miss this video.

A camera was mounted on the driver’s side of a Radiator Springs Racers car during a recent test run in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park for a unique point of view. Here’s sneak peek of what to expect inside the mountain range!

John Lasseter test drives Luigi’s Flying Tires at the new Cars Land at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort in Southern California.

Disney California Adventure Park’s finishing touches keep on coming. The finishing touches include large neon signs too!

In this video, Billy Hill and the Hillbillies are recording a variation of one of these songs — one that will be heard as background music throughout the town of Radiator Springs. Guests will be able to enjoy this in person as they explore the exciting new Cars Land when it opens June 15.

The official opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is set for June 15th. Will you be visiting this summer? What are you most looking forward to? Leave your thoughts below!

via DisneyParks

Kevin Christman

Kevin Christman is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of PixarPlace.com. He is a recent graduate of The College of New Jersey where he studied Computer Engineering. His favorite Pixar films are Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, and Toy Story.

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