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Impala XIII
Character Information


Eye color



NASCA auto-naut,
Moon landing specialist


Teddy Newton

Impala XIII is an American full-size car. He is NASCA auto-naut that in 1969 was on Moon.


Caution: This part of biography is based on one of Mater's Tall Tales and could have issues with canonical story of Cars universe.

Impala XII on Moon, 1969.

Impala XIII is an American auto-naut and Moon landing specialist who works NASCA. In 1969 he was taking part in an Impala XIII mission during which he landed on Moon where his back wheel got stuck in a crater. After that the space agency send Tow Mater with a rescue mission that succeeded. The both of them started from the surface of the moon and with assist of re-entry specialist auto-naut, Lightning McQueen all of them landed on Earth in the Pacific Ocean from where they were escorted by Admiral Kittyhawk. After that in the city of Carford Hills a parade was organized for them and Mater Day was created.

Physical description

Logo of Impala XIII mission.

He is a 1971 Chevrolet Impala IV. His license plate reads IMPXIII. He has white paint with logo of NASCA and Impala XIII mision of his doors. He is wearing blue-white cap and astronaut helmet on his cabin and life support system as a backpack on his trunk. He has chrome caps and brown eyes.



  • Auto-naut Impala XIII's name is a reference to Chevrolet Impala and to NASA's Apollo 13 Moon mission that almost turned to disaster. The year of Impala XIII's mission is 1969 which is reference to year of Apollo 11 mission during which humanity had it's first step on the Moon.
  • In the Polish version, he is called Polonez XIII. It alludes to the FSO Polonez, a Polish car.


Actors Language version Roles
Teddy Newton English Moon Mater
Andrzej Blumenfeld Polish Moon Mater


Names in other languages

  • Polish: Polonez XIII
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Voice Cast
Keith FergusonLarry the Cable GuyLloyd SherrMach Tony KobayashiRobert ItoLori AlanJess HarnellKaren HuieJulia KatoElissa KnightSonoko KonishiHenry LeeDanny MannMickie McGowanBob PetersonJack AngelGeorge CarlinLindsey CollinsJohn CyganPaul EidingLaraine NewmanSteve PurcellJan RabsonMichael WallisTony ShalhoubGuido QuaroniBob ScottTorbin Xan BullockJosh CooleyAngus MacLaneCarol Bach-y-RitaJonathan AdamsStacy KeachBob BergenKatherine HelmondJohn Michael HigginsJenifer LewisPaul DooleyBonnie HuntJerome RanftJosh CooleyCheech MarinOwen WilsonWendi McLendon-CoveyAziz Ansari
John LasseterRob GibbsBobby PodestaScott MorseBobby RubioJustin WrightValerie LaPointeVictor NavoneMatthew LuhnKevin O'BrienDerek ThompsonDaniel ChongJim CapobiancoJeremy LaskyMary Alice DrummNicole Paradis Grindle