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NTSC-U cover
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: A
ESRB rating: E (Comic Mischief)
PEGI rating: 3+
OFLC rating: G
GRB rating: ALL
Widescreen supported natively
Widescreen patch available
Progressive scan supported
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLUS-21151 & SLUS-21151GH & NPUD-21151
Japanese: SLPM-66462
French: SLES-54006
Spanish: SLES-54007
Korean: SCKA-20068
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21151
SLUS-21151GH (Greatest Hits)
Release date: June 6, 2006
2007 (Greatest Hits)
March 24, 2015 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: F2A25D7B
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-53624
SLES-54011/P (Platinum: The Best of PlayStation 2)
SLES-54004/P (Platinum: The Best of PlayStation 2)
SLES-53624-P (Platinum)
SLES-54012/P (Platinum: The Best of PlayStation 2)
SLES-54010/P (Platinum: The Best of PlayStation 2)
SLES-54015/P (Platinum: The Best of PlayStation 2)
Release date: July 14, 2006
November 1, 2006 (Platinum)
February 13, 2013 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: 546A12A2
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-66462
SCKA-20068 (Korea)
Release date: July 6, 2006
July 20, 2012 (Korea)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Rainbow Studios
Publisher(s): THQ (US, JP, EU, KO), SCEA (US), SCE Korea (KO)
Genre: Racing
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: GameSpot7.6/10, IGN7.2/10, Metacritic71/100, Eurogamer4/10
Game description: Race to the finish line in Disney presents a Pixar film, Cars, the video game. Join Lightning McQueen as he trains in Radiator Springs for the upcoming Piston Cup race season. Play as your favorite characters in over 30 races and mini games. Explore the open world of Radiator Springs and Ornament Valley on your own or burn rubber and make your friends eat your dust in multiplayer mode.

Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.4Ghz
  • Nvidia GTX 285 768MB
31 03 2013 1.1.0 r5604 GSdx 5580 SSE41 [18 03 2013]
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 [24 02 2013]
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 [13 01 2013]
Runs above full speed.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i5 @ 3.0Ghz
  • Nvidia GeForce 210 512MB
1.2.1 [2-02-14] GSdx 5875
  • SPU2-X 5830 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 5822 0.11.0
EE/VU Rounding: Chop/Zero, Steady 60FPS in menus and 45-60 FPS during races.
NTSC-U Windows 8.1, x64
  • Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz
  • PALIT GeForce GT 1030 @ 2 GB
v1.7.0-dev-1996 GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • LilyPad
Europe v02.00(14/06/2004), Perfect, The game runs at 1620p (3K) 30-60 FPS, without freezes and bugs. In the emulator version 1.7.0, now there are no problems with saving. Chern40+7


  • Original names: カーズ (SLPM-66462), (SCKA-20068), Disney/Pixar Cars Quatre Roues (SLES-54006), Disney Präsentiert einen Pixar Film: Cars (SLES-54012), Disney/Pixar Cars: Motori Ruggenti (SLES-54010), Disney/Pixar Bilar (SLES-54011)
  • Also known as Disney/Pixar Cars


Flickering ground textures.

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: The game has flickering ground textures in HW mode.
  • Workaround: Needs "Blending accuracy:High"

Fixed Issues

The game fails to save.

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Major
  • Description: The game fails to save properly when using a folder memory card. It appears to save, and appears to load, but once the emulator is restarted, the save file shows up as corrupted.
  • Workaround: Fixed in emulator version 1.7.0. For older versions: Use save states.

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