Chances are there’s a slot car version of your favorite diecast that you can buy, build and whip around some amazingly creative tracks. Here’s the nominees as chosen by you and our Selection Committee.
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 […]
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 […]
Racing has always been the crucible on which greatness is forged in the automotive world, and in the case of this year’s Automotive Brand of the Year, an entire company. McLaren began with its namesake, Bruce McLaren, a New Zealander who grew up in the shadow of his father’s automotive racing hobby. In 1952 Bruce […]