Hey there, happy Friday folks! Before you hop into a busy and fun weekend of all-things model cars, we wanted to recap a few of the exciting online stories posted on the Scale Auto website this week, as well as a few updates.
Unboxing MPC’s 1969 Dodge Charger “City Slicker”. Cam Vanderhorst straps on his GoPro camera and shows us in a video a hot new rerelease from MPC!
11 Hot Model Kits of Le Mans Racers You Can Buy and Build Right Now. With 2018’s 24 Hours of Le Man’s race done and in the books, we find the 11 hottest plastic kits you can buy right now, build, and show off with pride! From a $674 1/12 scale Mazda 787BN to a grid of excellent affordable offerings from Hasegawa, there’s something here on our list for you to add to your workbench!
Nominations are Now Open for The Model Car Hall of Fame! A wonderful website for choosing models and die-cast cars is currently taking your nominations for this year’s inductees into the legendary Model Car Hall of Fame. Want to highlight your favorite model builder, praise a great kit manufacturer, or show the hobby world a great slot car racer, cast your nominations and get ready to vote soon! While you’re at it, check out their blog and scoop up a new die-cast in their online store. A portion of each purchase goes towards supporting the MCHOF.
16 Best Die-Cast Models of Le Mans Racers on Sale Today. Following suit with our wishlist of plastic kits, we’ve compiled a batch of truly epic little die-cast models of Le Man’s greats from today’s races and those that screamed down the Circuit de La Sarthe in the past. American-Excellence has some pretty spicy and attractive deals going on for you to add to your explosive collection of rad die-casts! You worked hard all week, open up that wallet.
Also, don’t forget, we’ve got new fun Scale Auto 40th Anniversary bumper stickers on sale for $3.99 (with free shipping). Support your hobby’s print magazine!