In Cars: Fast as Lightning, Todd is the first unlockable playable character, made available once both tutorial races have been completed as Lightning McQueen. Marcus comes to Radiator Springs to race against McQueen, who he cites as one of his idols.
Marcus owns his own track called Todd's Track, where players can earn all of Chick Hicks' stickers by emerging victorious from races against Fillmore, Tow Mater, Flo, and Hicks. Todd's Pit is unlocked alongside him, which is where Marcus resides in the player's town.
Todd has two unlockable paint jobs, Rookie Green and Golden Champion, which can be unlocked by earning stickers in practices races at Todd's Track.
Marcus returns to compete in the 2017 Piston Cup season in Cars 3. He sports a new look, with blue paint towards his rear and a sleeker "123" design.
Todd is an Axxelo Fission that is painted red, with a black spoiler and lining. He sports the No Stall logo on his hood and fenders, along with the number "123" painted in white on his doors and roof. In addition to his own sponsor, he also has several brand stickers on his doors for other companies such as Leak Less and RPM.
In Cars 3, Todd has an updated look, with the addition of blue into his paint scheme. His racing number has a sleeker look on his doors, and he has blue rims. He also has brown eyes.
Personality and traits
Todd has a kind personality, but still takes his career seriously, and has determination while he races. Todd seems to look up to Lightning McQueen, and inspires to one day become as great as him.
"Todd Marcus is known as the biggest race car to emerge from his hometown of Dieselton, Alabama. He's also known as the only race car to emerge from Dieselton, Alabama. When asked why he chose to be car number 123, he simply replied, "Because it's easy to remember." That's why it's also his ATM number, his internet login, his home security code, and his safe combination.""