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Model Car HoF Updates

0 to 50 at 1/64 Scale: A Commemorative Hot Wheels Book

You’ve collected the cars, but do you know the whole story? Kris Palmer, Larry Wood and the team behind Hot Wheels: From 0 to 50 at 1/64 Scale are here with a new Hot Wheels book to bring you up to speed. Through the book, you’ll ride along the journey from the earliest days of Mattel up […]

Voting is open for the 2018 Model Car Hall of Fame!

  A bunch more to see It’s an exciting year at the Hall. With our new name, new categories and new Selection Committee members, we’ve got a bigger field of nominees than ever! Our nominees represent every corner of the diecast, model car and automotive worlds, from famous shows to new players to awesome collectors […]

A New Selection Committee Member and his Amazing Automotive Books

One of the best things about racing is its ability to make what otherwise appears as a collection of metal, rubber and oil into legend, and few have earned that legend as well as Lotus. It’s through the publishing company of our newest Selection Committee member, William Taylor’s Coterie Press, that some of the best […]

Endless Road: Building A Social Network for Automotive Art

When did you last draw a car? It may have been age 5, or, if you’re like some of our inducted designers it may have been the other day, but you’re not alone. Automobiles and art have always been intertwined. Designs for many of today’s automobiles still often start with a pen and paper. Plus, […]

Chris Walker’s Super Size Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels are 1/64 scale, right? Well, not always. Hot Wheels have always had such iconic models that collectors have often been inspired to scale up these souped up supercars, usually with 1:1 scale re-imaginings. If you’re like me, though, you might not have the shelf-space for 1:1 versions of all your favorite Hot Wheels. […]

Honoring Hot Rod History: New Ed Roth Custom from Chris Walker

Customizing and the people who do it have always been a driving force in cars and diecast. The Model Car Hall of Fame has inducted dozens of great customizers since 2009, now we’re starting a new project to showcase even more of their great work. Here’s customizer and Inductee Chris Walker to talk about the first […]

Announcing A New Series of Books for 1:43 Scale Fans

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Continuing our goal of providing great resources of information for enthusiasts, we’re excited to announce a collaboration with Reinhard Jarczok from Tim Verlag, author of Modelcar Yearbook series. You can now find the first two editions of Verlag’s Modelcar Yearbook for 1:43 scale cars in our marketplace, the first covering models from 2015/2016 and the second covering […]

Two Weeks Left To Nominate!

“This year I’ll proudly nominate a few important figures in the model car world that have, until now, gone unrecognized.  Throughout the history of our hobby, there were individuals behind every car or truck or model car package you held in your hand.  It’s time we get to know a few more of them.” –Mac […]