The latest expansion of Disney's California Adventure, the new Cars Land attraction, is set to open June 15, according to Disney officials.

The 12-acre Cars Land, featuring characters from the Disney-Pixar film "Cars," will open with several new restaurants and three rides.

Next door at Disneyland, the Matterhorn ride, which has been undergoing a six-month renovation, is scheduled to reopen by June 15 as well.

The opening sets the stage for this summer's battle of the Southern California theme parks.

Universal Studios Hollywood is scheduled to unveil Transformers: The Ride 3-D on May 25.

In Valencia, Calif., Six Flags Magic Mountain plans to open Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom, billed as the world's tallest vertical-drop ride, on May 28.

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