Born in Turin, Marcello Gandini began designing for now-legendary marque Lamborghini early in their history as head of Bertone. As the designer behind the legendary Miura and Countach, Gandini has solidified his position as one of the great designers in automotive history.
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Giugiaro is a legendary artist and designer behind some of the most storied automobiles, including Ferrari’s, Lancias, BMW’s and VW’s.
Roy Lee Friend Jr. is a huge collector of Hot Wheels, a long-time member of DiecastNutz and has been active in the diecast collecting world for many years always offering his help.
Leader of the International Model Car Builders Museum, a hub and resource for model kit builders worldwide.
Jimi Coppola is a diecast customizer under the name Jimi’z Junkyard Kustoms. Coppola specializes in Hot Wheels 1/64 scale models, and works with handmade aluminum parts fabricated by his self.
Prolific designer of Hot Wheels, in 2006 he became the Senior Director for Mattel Toys Wheels Design and went on to design cars like the El Camino, Double Loop Cars and Barrel Roll Buggy.
Leslie Charles Smith co-founded of Lesney Toys, later Matchbox, a genre-defining producer of scale vehicles.
Bob, an award-winning model builder into modelling since childhood, runs Model Car Garage, an online retailer dedicated to model car accessories Offering more than 400 items.
Mike Richardson is the author of two books on Dinky Toys, Dinky Toys & Modelled Miniatures, chronicling models from across the brand’s long history.
As a writer and contributor with Scale Auto, Boyd has reported on and reviewed hundreds of models for one of the largest scale publications out there.
A lifelong slot car fan, Lester maintains a huge collection of slot cars, especially Scalextric, documenting his pursuits on Youtube, where you can see his large detailed tracks populated with tons of unique cars.
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