Mattel is proud of the awards Hot Wheels EliteTM received for 1:18th and 1:43rd models in 2010.
Auto-Modell Report, the online database for car modeling, recognized Mattel and the Hot Wheels EliteTM brand for three great models.
In the sports category, the 1:18th model of the 1970 512 S as driven by Vaccarella and Giunti during the 1000 km Nürburgring was recognized, thanks to its detailed and high quality reproduction.
In the 1:18 GT category, the unique and fascinating 458 Italia was recognized, while in the 1:43 category the rare 250 GT SWB Le Mans 1960 was awarded as "Modell des Jahres'.
For the second consecutive year, FERRARI Model Club e.V. - Germany honored Mattel and Hot Wheels EliteTM with third place for our extreme ability in reproducing the most important Ferrari cars in history, in painstaking detail and with a tremendous attention to FERRARI core values.