The Crippler is a character in the Cars video games.
The Crippler is a hospital monster truck. He is a member of the monster truck gang, with Count Spatula and Ginormous. The gang challenges Lightning to a race, but Lightning doesn't have the right tires, so he goes to Luigi and Guido at Luigi's Casa Della Tires to get monster truck tires. His new tires made him and Ginormous scared, but Count Spatula said he needed the mental fortitude. Lightning proved them wrong in the race by winning it.
He is not playable in arcade mode, and he only appears in Monster Truck Mayhem.
In the third game in the series, the Crippler appears in all 5 Monster Truck Races. Even on the PlayStation 2 version of the game, he appears in all 5 races. However, he is not playable in this game either.