Model Car Hall of Fame News

Celebrating Over 200 Inductees

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Our  2019 awards are out, and with 26 awards, this marks our biggest class ever. We have a new logo, a new Collector of the Year, new inductees for best 1/18th scale and 1/64 scale car and so much more. These collectors, cars, brands and legends join an ever growing list, now surpassing 200 Inductees […]

2019 Model Car Hall of Fame Inductee Class

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Automotive Artist: Marcello Gandini Born in Turin, Marcello Gandini began designing for now-legendary marque Lamborghini early in their history as head of Bertone.  As the designer behind the legendary Miura and Countach, Gandini has solidified his position as one of the great designers in automotive history.   Automotive Legend: Giorgetto Giugiaro Sponsored by Hagerty Insurance […]

Model Car Hall of Fame Brands of the Year

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Brands are a big part of diecast collecting. Collectors and entrepreneurs in this hobby are always following their passions to create and share great cars, models and products with the community at large. Here’s our Class of 2019, featuring the new category of Content Creator.    Automotive Brand of the Year: McLaren Started by New […]

2019 Model Car Hall of Fame Model Cars of the Year

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And here they are, the winning models from 1/87 Scale to 1/8 Scale, from construction models to farm toys and from models kits to slot cars!   1/8th – 1/12th Scale:  Minichamps 1971 Porsche 917K   1/18th Scale: Volvo P1800 by DNA Collectibles Sponsored By The Hamilton Collection   1/24th – 1/25th Scale: PhillyMint Dodge […]

Check Out The MCHOF Cobra This Christmas

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There’s only a few hundred MCHOF Cobra’s left! This 1/18th diecast, modeled after the first ever modified AC Ace built by Carroll Shelby and available from our friends at Hamilton Collection right now. Check it out here! 

Custom Hot Wheels Golf

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Jakarta Diecast Project is doing some really cool stuff on Youtube. From showcases to customs to tutorials, JDP brings some unique content featuring some of our favorite diecast. Check out this Hot Wheels Mk II Golf customized with influences by that ever-popular maker of body kits, Rocket Bunny.  

’71 ‘Cuda From GreenLight Collectibles

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GreenLight Collectibles, last year’s Model Brand of the Year, has always released cool diecast that capture special moments in automotive history, whether it’s cars from Hollywood, one off customs, or something equally unique. Next year, we’ll be able to get our hands on this ’71 ‘Cuda in 1/18th scale, based on a SEMA build with […]

2019 Voting Wraps up – Thank You

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Hundreds of collectors made their voices heard in the 2019 Model Car Hall of Fame. The votes are in, and soon we’ll be debuting another esteemed class – the biggest ever – with 26 categories. We’ll be announcing the winners with articles here on our sites, videos on our Youtube Channel, and posts on our […]

Matchbox Wrecker Restoration

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Wreckers make great diecast. With their hooks, articulating, car-scooping arms and big size, they’re one of those vehicles that gave us a little extra realism to play with. There’s no shortage of cool tow truck diecast out there, and our friend Marty’s Matchbox Makeover’s has this great restoration of a Matchbox K2 King Size Scammel […]

Generations of Ford GT

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With the hype not yet died down from the release of Ford Vs. Ferrari or the releases of Ford’s newest supercar, the 2019 GT, Ford’s ultimate performance car is enjoying a brighter spotlight than ever. If you’re a little short on the $1 million or so needed to buy the real GT with the holidays approaching, […]