Model Car Hall of Fame News

Amazingly Detailed Ferrari 156 from Fred Suber

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Fred Suber is a model car builder with a love for vintage racing machines and an eye from painstaking detail. Check out his latest creation, the 1961 Ferrari 156 race car famously driven by the legendary Phil Hill.  With a fully recreated frame, engine, brakes and the rest, it’s a truly fitting tribute. You can […]

Check Out This Sweet VW Panel from M2

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The latest release from M2 Machines is a familiar casting with a sweet new wrap. This 1960 VW Type 2 casting now wears custom graphics and paint from Tom Kelly, with only 500 pieces available in both gold and chrome wheel variants. Check out this and more on the M2 Machines site. 

AUTOart 1:18th Scale Mercedes AMG GT R Review from Diecast X

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We inducted a version of AUTOart’s great 1:18th scale, composite model of the gorgeous AMG GT into the MCHOF in 2017 in recognition of the great balance of detail and affordability of this model. We know we’re a day late for St Patrick’s day, but we’ve got to give you something green to celebrate, and […]

Lego Model Car Books from Quarto Group

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Do you like boxy cars? Really boxy? Lego has been stepping up their model car game lately with limited edition, collectors models for cars like the Mustang. Following up on this resurgence, book publisher Quarto is selling How to Build Brick Cars, by Peter Blackert, to help enthusiasts craft their favorite models into Lego. Check it out!

Bigfoot Diecast from Greenlight Collectibles

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Inductees Greenlight Collectibles have released a new Kings of Crunch series celebrating the biggest and best monster trucks. What better casting could there be to help kick off the series than Bigfoot? This version celebrates the original 70’s Bigfoot, with 66″ tires. Check out the full look from our friends at Diecastsociety.com. 

New Models from Esval for 2020

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Esval, whose Studebaker Manta Ray model was previously nominated to the MCHOF, will be releasing a huge new line of models. Esval’s lineup has always offered something unique, with vintage cars, concepts, low-volume interesting European models and models that generally offer something not seen elsewhere. This latest release offers models from rarely seen brands like […]

We’ve extended the contest! Win the Model Car Hall of Fame Cobra

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ENTER THROUGH MARCH! We’re extending our Showcase Contest through March 31st. After 3 weeks or 1000 submissions, we’ll close entry and judge your submissions starting March 31st. Shelby American Collection President Steve Volk will join us to help choose the best all-around showcase and once a winner is determined, we’ll announce the results on April […]

New Castheads features Jada, Schuco, Majorette

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Our friends at Castheads magazine have released a brand new issue, featuring cars from Inducted brands and other brands worldwide. With product reveals, tips on finding the best German diecast cars, and simply drop-dead gorgeous photos of it all, you’ve got to check out the full issue on their website, castheadsmagazine.com.

KMJ Diecast Showcases Huge Collection on hobbyDB

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Heard about our Showcase Contest? It’s how you can win a 1/18th scale model of the first Shelby Cobra. Making a Showcase to enter is easy and a great way to show off your collection to other diecast fans. Check out this one from KMJ diecast, with tons of great Hot Wheels and more. 

How To Showcase Your Diecast To Win a Cobra

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Creating an account and adding your information First, sign in or make an account on hobbyDB.  Once you’ve made your account, head to your Showcase. Click on your Username on the top right of the home page. Now click the edit button at the top of your info section on the left of your Showcase. […]