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We’ve extended the contest! Win the Model Car Hall of Fame Cobra

ENTER THROUGH MARCH! We’re extending our Showcase Contest through March 31st. After 3 weeks or 1000 submissions, we’ll close entry and judge your submissions starting March 31st. Shelby American Collection President Steve Volk will join us to help choose the best all-around showcase and once a winner is determined, we’ll announce the results on April […]

KMJ Diecast Showcases Huge Collection on hobbyDB

Heard about our Showcase Contest? It’s how you can win a 1/18th scale model of the first Shelby Cobra. Making a Showcase to enter is easy and a great way to show off your collection to other diecast fans. Check out this one from KMJ diecast, with tons of great Hot Wheels and more. 

How To Showcase Your Diecast To Win a Cobra

Creating an account and adding your information First, sign in or make an account on hobbyDB.  Once you’ve made your account, head to your Showcase. Click on your Username on the top right of the home page. Now click the edit button at the top of your info section on the left of your Showcase. […]

All about the 1/18th Scale MCHOF Cobra

The Shelby Cobra today stands as one of the most legendary sports cars in history. Before the fame and the kit-cars, though, there was this: Chassis number CSX2000, the first AC ACE to be fitted with a Ford V8 by Carroll Shelby in his southern California shop. This 1/18th Scale model comes from The Hamilton […]

2019 Model Car Customizer: Jim Coppola

 We’re proud to welcome this year’s Model Car Customizer Inductee, Jim Coppola. Now going by Jimi’zJunkYard on Facebook, Jimi got his start with a bit of friendly encouragement from his wife Terry, who suggested he pursue his hobby a bit further. With a love of Hot Wheels well established, Jim started joining groups online and […]

2019 Automotive Artist: Marcello Gandini

Born in Turin, Marcello Gandini began designing for now-legendary marque Lamborghini early in their history as head of Bertone, the automotive design company made famous first by his peer Giorgetto Giugiaro and later Gandini himself. Gandini designed easily the most recognizable Lamborghini’s in the first half of the company’s history, the swoopy Miura and the […]