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Top-10 Most-Valuable Porsche Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Porsche Collectibles on hobbyDB

Few vehicle brands have had a more of an impact on the world of performance, style and power than that of Porsche. The same can be said for Porsche collectibles. Since its inception in 1931 at the hands of Ferdinand Porsche, the German company is among the kings of the auto industry along with some […]

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 […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1975 Porsche 911 RSR

Throughout the late 1960s and early 70s, the factory Porsche race team was extremely successful with their 908, 917, 917/10 and 917/30 models. However, these larger capacity prototypes were extremely expensive for the small Porsche factory team to build and develop, and, as a result, Porsche did not have a competitive car ready for the […]

Maisto Adds Their Collection to hobbyDB Official Archives

Maisto Adds Their Collection to hobbyDB Official Archives

The diecast database on hobbyDB just got a huge boost, as Maisto is the latest company to host their Official Archives. Maisto is a major player in large scale diecast, offering models in scales from 1/18 through 1/64. Including planes and other vehicles, there are over 3,000 Maisto items listed on hobbyDB. Maisto made their mark in […]

Two Maisto Porsche Models That ’Ster the Soul

Over the past two years, we’ve contributed articles to Die CastX magazine for publication on their website and in their quarterly print edition. We hope you enjoy reading about a pair of Porsches that have more in common than it seems. Porsche has always charged a premium for high performance cars, but every now and […]

Designer Notes: Unreleased Heller Porsche 911R

Philippe de Lespinay started with Heller, the French model kit company in the 1960s as a designer and project engineer. He also also worked for Cox, who are now known for their remote control and gas powered vehicles, but also created many kits over the years. More recently, he was the curator of the Los […]

Lego’s new Porsche 911 GT3 RS almost as good as Real (and for much less money…)

In their earliest days, Lego offered some car models that were really well designed and detailed… that’s because they weren’t kits and didn’t include the familiar bumpy studs on the roof. No, the first Lego sets were city building sets and some included European cars like this nifty Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. It’s cleanly detailed, though […]

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