This is exactly the lazy shitball everybody mistakenly thought the first one was. Tempted to blame Zwick, because it's easy and also never wrong, but we know where the buck stops.
In the first one you had to buy that the cars were sentient and able to sustain a real society with electricity and stadiums, etc, with just the simple functionality of, like, scooting out one of their wheels a little bit and pushing a pedal. Also sometimes the cars were able to jump, in the air. It's a purchase I made happily and never suffered much buyer's remorse over because Cars is fun as hell, a perfect, uh, vehicle for…