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Kori Turbowitz

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Kori turbowitz
Kori Turbowitz
General Information



Light blue

Eye Color



Press Reporter
RSN Reporter

Series Information
First Appearance



Sarah Clark

Kori Turbowitz is a minor character in the Cars series that is a reporter for the Piston Cup. Kori debuted in Cars, making two seperate appearances.

In Cars, she appears three times: interviewing Lightning McQueen on-camera immediately before his original pit crew resigns en masse, is the first to report McQueen missing and later obtains a tip from Doc Hudson revealing Lightning McQueen's location in Radiator Springs.

General information

Physical description

Kori is a 2005 Luxomobile Animatic, a model that is based on a 1997 Ford Puma. She is painted light blue, with gray rims and a black Press sticker that has the Piston Cup on it.

Personality and traits

Kori is depicted as an upbeat, peppy reporter that is very optimistic. She seems to take her work very seriously.

Official profiles and statistics


  • Bios
    • "The smoky-voiced Kori Turbowitz started her career off as a voicemail operator. But her delivery of "You have...THREE new messages" was spoken with such flair and irreverence that the next thing she knew, she was the number one radio host in the Bay Area, and one of the top Piston Cup reporters on television."



  • "We're here in Victory Lane, awaiting the race results. McQueen, that was quite a risky move, not taking tires." - Cars
  • "Are you sorry you didn't have a crew chief out there?" - Cars

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
French Kori Turbowitz Kori Turbowitz
Polish Kori Turbowitz Kori Turbowitz
Ukrainian Корі Турбович Kori Turbowytch. Surname ending changed to more common in Ukrainian language.

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