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 […]
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 […]
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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.
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.
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 […]
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!
Run, don’t walk, to Overland Park, just outside of Kansas City, from today until July 20th. Why? 100,000 Hot Wheels from a personal collection are about to go on sale. From mainlines to rare cars such as Leo Mattels, all the cars belonged to an unnamed collector in the Mo-Kan Hotwheelers group who passed away. […]
An hour North of Atlanta, just when the highways begin to resemble roads rather than a packed NASCAR starting grid, but before you reach the southern Appalachians, you’ll find an unexpectedly important part of NASCAR history. Dawsonville, the North Georgia suburb and one-time hub for moonshiners, is home to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, […]