Model Cars Posts

Inauthentic Spanish Character Cars Strike Again!

Inauthentic Spanish Character Cars Strike Again!
Written by
Andrew Adamides

Back in January, we took a look at some of Spain’s less-than-authentic diecast TV and movie “tie-in” cars. But as it turns out, we missed one… and it might be the coolest! So lets travel back to this subject and take a look at Pilen’s Back to the Future DeLorean time machine. Except it’s a […]

My Top-10: Model Racing Transporter Trucks – Part One

My Top-10: Model Racing Transporter Trucks – Part One

I love trucks! I grew up around trucks of every shape and size and trucks have been a part of my life as far back as I can remember. I even drove trucks for my father’s business for a few years until I started what eventually became my career. That love and affinity for trucks […]

Promos of Protos Are Rare, Here Are the Ones I Know About

Promos of Protos Are Rare, Here Are the Ones I Know About
Written by
Litre7

I got one of these the other day and thought how rare protos are as promos, here are the nine that I am aware of  – 1959 Levacar Mach I from Ford Ford introduced the Levacar Mach I in 1959 and was featured at the Ford Rotunda.  This was a single-seat hovercraft concept car.   Ford […]

10 Highly Valuable Indianapolis 500 Model Racecars and Other Collectibles

10 Highly Valuable Indianapolis 500 Model Racecars and Other Collectibles

Since its first checkered flag in 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has established itself as one of the preeminent racing events in the United States. With more than a century’s worth of races, comes a wealth of Indy 500 collectibles. We take a look at the Indianapolis 500 collectibles that speed across the finish line to […]

My Top 10 European police car models in 1/64 scale

My Top 10 European police car models in 1/64 scale
Written by
FritsM

Christian asked me if I could do a top 10 police car models… “Of course” I thought…, but it wasn’t easy, and actually I had to set some boundaries to choose from as otherwise it would just be impossible. So, to begin with I decided to focus on 3 inch diecast and European cars (both […]

2024 Nuremberg Toy Fair – Lots of news from Majorette

2024 Nuremberg Toy Fair – Lots of news from Majorette
Written by
FritsM

In 2024 Majorette celebrates its 60th anniversary! For this occasion, several new series are being issued, which all were presented at the 2024 Nuremberg Toy Fair. Although I did not have an appointment with Majorette (part of the Simba-Dickie Group) at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, the Simba-Dickie Group people were very kind and helpful and […]

My Top-10: Classic Center in Australia’s Favorite Mercedes-Benz Model Cars

My Top-10: Classic Center in Australia’s Favorite Mercedes-Benz Model Cars

Dev Kuruppu is an expert model car collector with a particular eye for Mercedes-Benz Miniatures. The founder of the Classic Center in Australia, today Dev shares 10 of his favorite Mercedes-Benz models from more than two decades of collecting. Over to you, Dev! I acquired my first Mercedes-Benz, a W123 200, in 2000 and became […]

Microcar Models Australia Becomes Next Big hobbyDB Archive

Microcar Models Australia Becomes Next Big hobbyDB Archive

hobbyDB is thrilled to announce Microcar Models Australia as its 76th Official Archive. MMA founder Danny Draper is a longtime friend of hobbyDB and one of our 1,500 Shareholders via hobbyDB Crowdfunding. See how you can join him and other industry leaders and fellow collectors here. Creating precision quality microcar models was the inspiration behind […]

Hearing from a friend after a very long time

Hearing from a friend after a very long time
Written by
Joschik

I checked in with a friend that I had not seen or heard from for a long time and I got this…   Ha ha, no photo of the wife (new wife) or maybe possible children, nothing about the career or the latest in politics.  2 photos and it seems he is happy (and I […]

50 Percent Off on Model Cars and Beyond with Cruisin Collectibles February Diecast Sale

50 Percent Off on Model Cars and Beyond with Cruisin Collectibles February Diecast Sale

Model car lovers and beyond, rev your engines. It’s time to load up your collection thanks to the Cruisin Collectibles USA Diecast Sale! hobbyDB Marketplace heavyweight hemicuda_1971 and Cruisin Collectibles are offering 50 percent off on more than 8,000 diecast models through the end of February. You’ll find items from Hot Wheels and Johnny Lightning, […]

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