This Lightning McQueen figure is part of the Disney Infinity 1.0 release. It first hit shelves in 2013.
The Lightning McQueen figure was released on August 18, 2013 as part of the initial Disney Infinity release. He is compatible with the Cars Playset.
Lightning McQueen Gameplay
Lightning McQueen's Unique Adventure
The adventure Lightning's Collector Course is only available when using Lightning McQueen on your Infinity Base.