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Disney to open new area inspired by ‘Cars’ movies in June at California Adventure park

Carsland at Disney California Adventure is set to open Summer 2012.

Carsland at Disney California Adventure is set to open Summer 2012.  (Disney)

Disney officials say a new area called Cars Land will open in June at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim.

The Orange County Register reports  the 12-acre area will conclude the park’s $1 billion makeover project.

Walt Disney Co. President and CEO Bob Iger announced the opening during a conference call with investors Tuesday.

Cars Land will have three rides, a man-made mountain range, restaurant and stores, all designed to resemble Radiator Springs, the fictional town in the “Cars” movies.