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Gen 3 Type R Coupe Built for Racer Chick

Posted on January 19th, 2017

Gen 3 Coupe production continues to ramp up.  There have been a few delays, but the project is storming ahead at record pace and it is the best new product […]

Factory Five’s Show Strong at Barrett-Jackson

Posted on January 17th, 2017

While our crew is working hard building a steel body ’33 Hot Rod at the show and manning the Factory Five show truck, customer cars are heading across the block […]

Huge Thanks to Northern Alberta Factory Five Customers!

Posted on January 16th, 2017

I got a nice letter today from Factory Five customers Troy and Tara R. from Alberta, Canada. There are about 20 Factory Five customers in Northern Alberta who meet and […]

Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Live Build Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod

Posted on January 11th, 2017

Join us at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ for the Factory Five ’33 Live Build! Our crew and customers will be building a steel-bodied ’33 Hot Rod during the week-long Barrett-Jackson […]

New Engine from BluePrint Engines!

Posted on January 9th, 2017

Question: What do you do when your tired old race motor finally gives out? Answer: You call the good guys at BluePrint Engines for a brand-new mill! The crew at […]

Coupe Or Roadster? Cover of Reincarnation Magazine

Posted on January 6th, 2017

Steve Temple from Reincartnation Magazine writes a cover story on two Factory Five customers who built two very different, but very similar cars. Factory Five customer Mario Abril built a […]

Factory Five’s Top 10 of 2016

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

2016 is in the history books and it was another banner year for Factory Five and our ever-expanding community! We’ve made huge investments in the company, from new facility upgrades, […]

Factory Five Heads West for Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017

Posted on December 15th, 2016

We are heading to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, AZ in a month! We will be bringing out our big rig and show cars for the entire nine day event, and everyone is […]

Factory Five ’33 Wins Top 5 at SEMA 2016!

Posted on December 15th, 2016

Factory Five customer Greg Clouse’s ’33 Hot Rod was selected by Rod Authority as the first of five Top Roadsters from SEMA 2016! This is a huge accomplishment, and Greg’s […]

First Gen 3 Coupe Ships!

Posted on December 6th, 2016

After more than a year of development, we are excited to announce that the first customer Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe has shipped! Factory Five customer Henry Renaud has earned a […]

All-New, All-Steel Factory Five ‘33!

Posted on November 29th, 2016

Introducing the first ALL-STEEL Factory Five body! The body costs $9,990 and is an option that can be added to the Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod.  Now you can build […]

Back from SEMA 2016: Full House!

Posted on November 18th, 2016

Now is a great time to visit Factory Five Racing! The entire crew and all of our cars are back from SEMA and the Emerald Coast Cruizin’, and  you can […]

2016 Emerald Coast Cruizin’ Show Report

Posted on November 16th, 2016

As soon as the Factory Five big rig was loaded up from the 2016 SEMA Show, Honey Badger pointed it east and headed to Florida to make the 2016 Emerald […]

2016 SEMA Show Report

Posted on November 11th, 2016

The 2016 SEMA Show was by far the most successful show in our 22 years of business.  The quality and caliber of the customer cars, as well as the introduction […]

All-Steel ‘33 Hot Rod Body Debut Video

Posted on November 11th, 2016

Check out this cool video from SEMA 2016 with full details on the new Factory Five all-steel Hot Rod body. Click here for even more details.

BluePrint Engines: The Other Half of the Car

Posted on November 10th, 2016

The crew at BluePrint Engines brought a Mk4 Roadster to SEMA that looked it was cut in half! The running-driving half mobile was a demo for BluePrints new line of […]

Join Us in Panama City, FL on Nov. 11 & 12!

Posted on November 4th, 2016

We’re heading south again this year to the Emerald Coast Cruizin’ in Panama City, FL on November 11-12!  Join us and thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars, and […]

The 2016 SEMA Show: Day 1 Photos

Posted on November 3rd, 2016

It’s day 3 of the SEMA Show and the Factory Five booth continues to attract huge crowds. Our partner companies at KONI Shocks and BluePrint Engines also continue to get […]

The All-New Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at SEMA 2016!

Posted on November 3rd, 2016

We debuted the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at the 2016 SEMA Show and the response has been fantastic! Power Automedia’s Steve Magnante visited the Factory Five booth at […]

The SEMA Show: T-Minus 1 Day!

Posted on October 31st, 2016

The crews are working overtime as the last set up day sees a ton of activity across hundreds of thousands of square feet of show space. Factory Five’s booth (#23235) […]

Turnology’s Challenge Car Build Makes Ford Catalog!

Posted on October 12th, 2016

Congratulations to customer Mark Gearhart whose Ultimate Challenge Car is featured on the back cover of the 2017 Ford Racing catalog!  Mark documented his Challenge Car build on Power Automedia’s […]

Customer Greg G.’s ‘33 Gets Ink!

Posted on October 7th, 2016

ReinCARnation Magazine’s inaugural September 2016 issue profiles Factory Five customer Greg Grant and his supercharged ’33 Hot Rod!  We met Greg last year at the annual Factory Five-Huntington Beach Cruise-In […]

10 Second Electric 818 Destroys Porsche!

Posted on October 6th, 2016

Chris Tapp at Tapp Auto in Ontario, Canada built this remarkable electric Factory Five 818C with Chevy Volt batteries and Tesla S electric motor.  The car has 420 RWHP, and […]

2016 ST2 NASA Champion! John George in FFR #48

Posted on September 28th, 2016

John George took home the ST2 East Coast NASA Championships at the famed Watkins Glen. The intensity of the race was shown in lap times, running 2:00 lap times consistently […]

Cruise-In: This Saturday at Factory Five!

Posted on September 26th, 2016

Join us this Saturday, October 1st, here at Factory Five Racing as we host the Mass Cruisers Car Club as they complete their annual historic Route 6 Cruise. The cruisers […]