Slot Cars, if you didn’t know, are amazing electric-powered scale vehicles in a variety of sizes, controlled via remote and raced on grooved tracks, which each car slots into. Throughout their history, Slot Cars enjoyed periods of popularity big enough to be noticed by the Automotive industry, which held contests and awarded prizes to national […]
The Redline and Restoration communities have enjoyed aftermarket parts to spruce up their Hot Wheels for awhile. Nowadays, computer-aided design has helped folks like Victor Leznik and his company HW Works churn out a steady stream of custom parts with a more modern flavor: turbo engines, body kits, big wheels and a whole lot more. […]
Our good friends and Supporters at Diecastsociety.com recently started a Youtube channel to bring you all your favorite diecast updates, news and reviews. Check them out and take a look at a sweet scale Shelby GT350R.
Hot Wheels have always been a big part of the Hall, and many of our 129 Community Supporter groups are formed around Hot Wheels. If you’re the type of collector who follows every release just waiting to see the latest and greatest, look no further than Hot Diecast Garage. Check out this latest video, featuring […]
For twenty years, the original Ferrari Model Club database remained an essential resource for Ferrari model collectors, cataloguing some 16,000 models across many brands. Now, working closely with club president Thomas Niewalda, hobbyDB is working to document and expand the entire database, providing a new home on the hobbyDB site and pictures for every model. […]
This month Industry Partner Round2 has new releases in Johnny Lightning and Auto World 1:64, Auto World 1:18 die-cast, plus a new Auto World slot car release and 3 new AMT automotive model kits. Check them out on the Round2 site here and watch the full video on their Youtube!
It is an understatement for us at the Hall to say that the year 2020 was very tough on many. As the global pandemic unfolded, our community continued to face new challenges on a daily basis. We are sad to say that the Hall suffered as well. When COVID hit, our most esteemed Community Leader […]
Most people spent 2020 looking for ways to make life seem “normal” even when that was not really possible. One of our favorite diecast projects, CastHeads Magazine, really hit that mark in 2020. For their ability to make the diecast collecting world feel a little more “real,” CastHeads is an inductee in the Model Car […]
Building plastic models of cars is fun and rewarding, but how many people would call it relaxing? A video channel on YouTube presents an argument that assembling and customizing models can be downright Zenful. And for that, Jun’s Mini Garage earns a spot in the Model Car Hall of Fame. Jun (the only name he […]