DETROIT – The third movie in Disney Pixar's "Cars" series features an aggressive newcomer to the race circuit who challenges wily veteran Lightning McQueen.
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Pixar unveiled new character Jackson Storm and gave away some of the plot for "Cars 3" on Sunday at the Detroit auto show. It also drove out a life-sized version of McQueen with new red paint and decals.
Jackson Storm has an angular, lower look that makes the rounded and upright McQueen look old. He feels old in the movie as Storm starts winning Piston Cup races and McQueen's friends are replaced by newer models.
There's also a new female character named Cruz Ramirez, a yellow car who is McQueen's trainer as he tries to make a comeback.
"Cars 3" makes its debut in theaters in June.