Is there a more apt description for the 1936 Auto Union Type C racecar other than an “airplane without wings?” A version of this sleek vehicle, with its aerodynamic form and powerful underpinnings designed specifically for hill climbing, has just received the green light for another six months on the LEGO Ideas website. The campaign […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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!
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.
Larry Wood has recently unveiled a collection of trading cards that encapsulate some of the artwork from the legendary Hot Wheels designer. Entitled “The Ones That Got Away,” this high-end, 10-card set features the never-before-seen work of the Model Car Hall of Fame class of ’09 inductee. Larry has the distinction of being a two-time […]
The Model Car Hall of Fame is proud to announce the 2021 class of inductees for several categories. Each person or brand is worthy of their inclusion because of current or historical contributions to the model car collecting world. Model Car Designer of the Year – Ryu Asada Ryu Asada found his dream job right […]
The Model Car Hall of Fame is proud to announce the 2021 class of model vehicles for several categories. Each model represents the finest achievements in detail, innovation, and character for various scales. 1/10 Scale Model of the Year – Schuco Zündapp KS 50 Once known primarily for their basic but nice windup car models, […]