The Oscars of the Model Car World

The results are now out! Read about who made it into the Hall’s newest class in 2017.

We had an extremely competitive year, with more than 200 fantastic nominations from around the world, so we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who voted and got the word out!  You can find all 2017 Nominees,  Models of the Year and Brands of the Year listed here.

Preparations for an even better 2018 have now started.  Please join the Hall’s Community Supporter, Patron or Industry Affiliate programs!


Christian Braun

DHOF Updates

Hall Of Flames: Hot Wheels In The Diecast Hall of Fame

The Diecast Hall of Fame is dedicated to the people and products that make diecast vehicle collecting so special, but no brand has a bigger representation in the DHOF than Hot Wheels. Someday, when an actual museum is built, there should probably be a strip of orange track that leads to a dedicated Hot Wheels […]

Albert “Kool51” Avila joins DHOF Selection Committee

The 2017 Diecast Hall of Fame Awards are barely over, and we’re already looking towards 2018. Albert “Kool51” Avila has joined the DHOF Selection Committee and will lend his expertise to the event. Avila is best known as a model car customizer, creating wild, often strange 3D modifications to his vehicles. A drooling Homer Simpson head […]

A Huge Thank You from the Diecast Hall of Fame Team!

It’s been five days since the big event in Las Vegas and we are still beaming 🙂 We could not be more grateful for the outpouring of support from the diecast community. Folks from all around the world came to celebrate their fellow nominees on Thursday night, which helped make the evening even more special. […]

2017 Diecast Hall of Fame Inductees Announced in Las Vegas

The Diecast Hall of Fame held its 2017 induction ceremonies in Las Vegas, Thursday, November 2. The awards honor not only the best model vehicles of the past year, but the people who made them as well as those who are inspirational to car culture and collecting in general. 70 awards were given to nominees and new […]