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Every M2 Machines Model Ever with hobbyDB’s Latest Official Archive

Every M2 Machines Model Ever with hobbyDB’s Latest Official Archive

  M2 Machines is the latest diecast brand to call hobbyDB’s Official Archives as its home. We showcase all of them – more than 9,800 of them now! M2’s models fill a nice niche of interesting, sharply detailed models at an amazing price point for collectors.   And to celebrate, we’re thrilled to announce the […]

5 Years, 5 Fun Facts – KMJ Diecast, Kirk Smith, and hobbyDB

5 Years, 5 Fun Facts – KMJ Diecast, Kirk Smith, and hobbyDB

A little bit more than five years ago, Kirk Smith found himself running an online store selling Hot Wheels cars on kmjdiecast.com that was doing very well – until he heard from his software provider that they were going to phase out the very product he relied on running his store. In a nice twist […]

Microcar Models’ Danny Draper is Latest hobbyDB Shareholder

Microcar Models’ Danny Draper is Latest hobbyDB Shareholder

Danny Draper of Microcar Models Australia is the newest shareholder in hobbyDB. MMA is a small company that makes minuscule models of microscopic cars. But they still think big. “Our desire is for microcars and bubble cars not previously made or to reimagine those known but longer available,” said Danny, founder of the company. Started […]

We Built a List of the 14 Coolest Lego Car Kits Ever!

We Built a List of the 14 Coolest Lego Car Kits Ever!

The earliest Lego blocks did not lend themselves to building vehicles. In fact, wheels were kind of an afterthought at first. But as different size wheels and tires became available, all you needed to build an awesome car was some imagination and maybe a few special new bricks. There have been many automotive building sets […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Coupe

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Coupe

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This week, it’s the Mythos Coupe. A couple of weeks ago, we met the Ferrari Mythos – the Pininfarina-designed, Testarossa-based Barchetta show car. At the time, you’ll remember, we blogged […]