Disneyland attraction reportedly in dire condition, not worth $25 Lightning Lane






Disneyland Resort recently price increase for Disney Genie+ and Individual Lightning Lanes. Prices vary depending on crowd levels, with some rides costing $25 per guest on busiest days.

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One such ride is Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park. The ride offers a waiting queue and a single passenger queue, but waiting times can reach nearly two hours when crowds are large!

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Unfortunately, guests report that Radiator Springs Racers aren’t roadworthy, especially if your family is paying between $12 and $25 for individual Lightning Lanes. Editor u/YDanSan made the following list of everything wrong with Radiator Springs Racers this week:

  • The cop car didn’t move

  • Mater did not move, speak or light

  • None of the tractor cows had lights, audio or movement

  • Neither does the thresher

  • Effects don’t move in town right before entering tire/paint shops

  • The transport vehicle moved into the tire shop, but the curtain did not open to reveal the tire illusion

  • Doc stood still

  • Lightning McQueen not working

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“Luckily we made it towards the end of the night and were able to go to sleep with a short wait, but I would have been so angry if I had paid an LL for this experience,” wrote the guest.

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However Radiator Springs Racers fails regularly, Disney Park has not announced plans to update the ride. This celebrated its tenth anniversary in July.

Learn more about Radiator Springs Racers

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Radiator spring runners opened alongside Cars Land on June 15, 2012. The ride is considered an updated version of Chevrolet Test Track at EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort. Of disney:

Start your engines! Zoom into the desert landscape of Cars Land, inspired by the Disney and Pixar movie Cars.

Cruise through Radiator Sources

Shift into overdrive fun as you strap in for a road race featuring familiar car actors, fantastic scenery and thrills.

Visit Ornament Valley and arrive in Carburetor County’s cutest little town, Radiator Springs, where the movie Cars comes to life.

As you prepare for the big race, all the locals show up to help you. Mater, Lightning McQueen, Doc Hudson, Sally, Luigi, Guido, Mack and Ramone are all supporting you!

Take a quick trip to Luigi’s Casa Della Tires or Ramone’s House of Body Art for a makeover, then hit the road.

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Ready, ready, go!

Meet your friendly competition at the starting line and prepare to compete for first place! Glide over hills, around sharp turns and straight down camels down dramatic red rock formations.

Even if your car comes second, it’s a win-win race!

House on the Cadillac range

The towering mountains of the Cadillac Range serve as a majestic backdrop for the Radiator Springs Racers.

Car enthusiasts may notice that the 6 mountain peaks resemble the tail fins of classic Cadillac models from 1957 to 1962. The mountains are inspired by the iconic Cadillac Ranch public art installation along Route 66 near ‘Amarillo, Texas.

Have you noticed any maintenance issues on Radiator Springs Racers?

Please note that the story described in this article is based on the personal experience of visitors to Disney Parks. No two guest experiences are the same, and this article does not necessarily reflect Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney park operations.




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