Model Car Hall of Fame News

Reproduction Model Kits from Round2

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You’ve seen them or maybe built one: Those cool model kits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s with illustrated, brightly colored packaging featuring all those rad classic cars and customs. For awhile, unless you hoarded the originals, these kits could sometimes be hard to find. Luckily, our friends at Round2 and AMT have been making […]

Multi-Million Porsche Prototype Auction Veers Off Course

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Porsche, an inducted Automotive brand, produced it’s first car way, way before inclusion in the MCHOF: The Type 64. Built from the bones of the earliest VW beetle, the type 64 was a proof-of-concept for the rear-engined sports car from Germany. The only surviving car, expected to bring in millions at auction, instead failed to […]

Give the Gift of Free Model Car Accessories!

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HW Works, the folks bringing you CAD designed, 3D printed custom accessories for 1:64 model cars, are having a quick giveaway on Facebook for some accessories, like a ladder rack for a 1:64 Ford Raptor. Check it out and tag someone deserving!

Slot Car Magazine Has Your Electrified Fix

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Slot Car Magazine is written by enthusiasts Marc Abbott and Ric Woods, covering topics from kit building to racing, and featuring worldwide coverage. If your fix is slot cars, this bi-monthly magazine is a must read. Check out the latest stories here on their website and subscribe.

Don’t Miss Out On the Model Car Hall of Fame Cobra

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Shipping for the MCHOF ’63 Cobra is going fast on The Hamilton Collection Site. With just 600 pieces, the chance to own this great 1/18th scale diecast is diminishing. Visit The Hamilton Collection site and see for yourself what a cool model this car is. 

DiecastX: Summer Releases from Diecast Models Wholesale

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Supporters DiecastX have a new article showcasing summer releases from our sponsor Diecast Models Wholesale, featuring cars from Inductee brands like Auto World, GreenLight and more. See what’s new on their website, including links, prices and great pics. 

Follow along with these Matchbox Makeovers

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It used to be that restoring model cars was relegated to the basement workshop, perhaps 1 person with a magnifying glass quietly and methodically brushing away on a small casting held within tweezers. Now, folks like Marty’s Matchbox Makeover help bring a once solitary experience to millions. From his home in Australia, Marty restores dozens […]

Hollywood Dream Machines at the Petersen Museum

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Ever watched your favorite sci-fi, like Transformers, Blade Runner or Back to the Future, and wondered about how real all those “future” cars are? Can you, like, drive one of these things? Well, probably not, but a lot of these cars might be more real than you thought and many of them can now be […]

How Would You Color This Corvette?

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Selection Committee member and Supporter Fireball Tim of the Fireball Malibu Vlog puts out great automotive content. Now, you can also get awesome car-themed coloring books right on the Fireball Malibu Vlog site. The latest deals with Corvettes, check it out!

The Latest from CK Modelcars

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20 years ago, Model Car Hall of Fame Inductee Porsche introduced the 911 GT3, a stripped out and tightened up 911 that set the sports car world alight. Plenty of great diecast pays tribute to the GT3, and supporters CK Models celebrates those in its recent blog post. Read more on their site and see […]