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Model Car Hall of Fame Brands of the Year

Brands are a big part of diecast collecting. Collectors and entrepreneurs in this hobby are always following their passions to create and share great cars, models and products with the community at large. Here’s our Class of 2019, featuring the new category of Content Creator.    Automotive Brand of the Year: McLaren Started by New […]

2019 Model Car Hall of Fame Model Cars of the Year

And here they are, the winning models from 1/87 Scale to 1/8 Scale, from construction models to farm toys and from models kits to slot cars!   1/8th – 1/12th Scale:  Minichamps 1971 Porsche 917K   1/18th Scale: Volvo P1800 by DNA Collectibles Sponsored By The Hamilton Collection   1/24th – 1/25th Scale: PhillyMint Dodge […]

2019 Voting Wraps up – Thank You

Hundreds of collectors made their voices heard in the 2019 Model Car Hall of Fame. The votes are in, and soon we’ll be debuting another esteemed class – the biggest ever – with 26 categories. We’ll be announcing the winners with articles here on our sites, videos on our Youtube Channel, and posts on our […]

Hear from Larry Wood in videos from the Hall

Inductee Larry Wood is a huge figure in the diecast world. As designer for Hot Wheels, Larry penned some of the brand’s most iconic designs, like the Bone Shaker. For his work, we inducted Larry into the Model Car Hall of Fame in 2009 as Model Car Designer and again in 2011. Larry has since […]

8 Real-Life Customs That Became Hot Wheels Vehicles – hobbyDB

If you had a chance to see the Hot Wheels Legends Tour this summer, it was an amazing gathering of customs, hot rods, stock cars, whatever’s cool in car culture. Each stop on the tour featured lots of local cars, but there were also several amazing customs that made it to every location. In addition to being […]