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Join Us in Virginia on Saturday, May 20th for Hyperfest!

Posted on March 29th, 2017

It’s been a while we’ve had an event in the mid-Atlantic region, so we decided to head south this May to attend the HyperFest event at Virginia International Raceway and […]

New Gen 3 Coupe: Fast Out of the Box

Posted on March 28th, 2017

As you know, the new Factory Five Gen 3 Coupe began production in January, and one of the first of these Coupes made its debut on the track at Virginia […]

Factory Five’s Winter Sale Going on Now!

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

This is the first year that we have participated in the massive Barrett-Jackson week-long party in Scottsdale, AZ. Folks who are at the show are being offered a killer show […]

5-Day Snap-On Tools-Factory Five Coupe Build

Posted on March 14th, 2017

This week we are building a Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe-R with the crew from Snap-On Tools. This build will be part of Snap-On’s broadcast series “From the Ground Up.” […]

Krueger Tuned Racing Rocks New Front!

Posted on March 14th, 2017

Shortly after the launch of the all-new Gen 3 Coupe, we have begun developing additional parts to compliment this exciting new car. Right now we are focusing on aero parts […]

Hot Rod Magazine Profiles Gen 3 Coupe

Posted on March 9th, 2017

Hot Rod Magazine online profiles the all-new Gen 3 Daytona Coupe replica! Hot Rod’s Brandon Gillogly did some awesome camera work as we drove in the California high desert. Hot […]

All-New Gen 3 Coupe Photo Gallery

Posted on March 7th, 2017

This year, we launched our all-new Gen 3 Daytona Coupe replica! Our favorite east coast studio photographer Dino Petrocelli took these beautiful shots of the car after it returned from […]

Factory Five GTM Race Car Feature

Posted on March 7th, 2017

For 22 years, we’ve been racing Factory Fives and we don’t have much company on the track from other replica companies. Most replicas are better off avoiding race days and […]

Join Us for the 2017 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In!

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

Join us for another great day on Main Street in Huntington Beach for the 10th annual Huntington Beach Factory Five Cruise-In! This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 29th.  We […]

Customer Paul B.’s Mk4 Wins Big at Detroit Autorama

Posted on February 28th, 2017

Congratulations to Factory Five customer Paul B. from Lake Orion, MI on being awarded 1st Place in the “Homebuilt Sport” class at the 2017 Detroit Autorama with their 20th Anniversary […]

2017 Winter Open House Photos

Posted on February 20th, 2017

The 2017 Factory Five Winter Open House this past Saturday saw clear skies and temps in the mid 40s. Customers got to check out the new all-steel ’33 Hot Rod and […]

All-New Gen 3 Factory Five Coupe

Posted on February 10th, 2017

Introducing the all-new Gen 3 Factory Five Daytona Coupe replica.  This third generation car is completely new.  There is not a single piece of steel chassis, aluminum panel, or composite […]

Join Us for Moochfest, Saturday February 18th!

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

The annual winter tradition of Moochfest is back!  It was only 14 years ago that I found myself hanging out on a Saturday morning with a handful of Factory Five customers […]

From Bucharest with Love!

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

Factory Fives are being built all around the world! Here’s a great story from Bucharest, Romania. Factory Five Tudor Vicol called the Factory Five Build School in November of 2009 […]

68th Annual Grand National Roadster Show Report

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

I travelled out west to attend the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, CA. The Factory Five crew was mostly unavailable following the previous week’s Barrett-Jackson Show, so I asked […]

Customer Bob B.’s Beautiful Build!

Posted on January 25th, 2017

I met Factory Five customer Bob Boyce when he picked up his Mk4 Roadster last winter (a year ago). Super guy, and like a lot of Factory Five customers, still […]

S3 Magazine Profiles 818R

Posted on January 25th, 2017

Huge congratulations to customer Ron Ewerth of Hiawassee, GA as his highly customized Factory Five 818R was featured in this month’s S3 Magazine, issue 41. Ron built his 818R using […]

Barrett-Jackson 2017 Photos & Wrap-Up Report

Posted on January 24th, 2017

The 2017 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event is now in the history books. This year was the first time we’ve been to Barrett-Jackson since 1997! We plan on making this an annual […]

Join Us at the Grand National Roadster Show! January 27-29

Posted on January 22nd, 2017

We’re heading west after Barrett-Jackson to attend the 68th annual (!) Grand National Roadster Show! We usually only make it out west once a year for the annual Huntington Beach […]

Gen 3 Coupe News & Production Update

Posted on January 20th, 2017

As with previous product launches, I wanted to give you a status report of where we are with respect to the production of the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe. […]

Barrett-Jackson 2017 Photos! More Added!

Posted on January 19th, 2017

The 2017 Barrett-Jackson Auction is officially underway! The crowds are huge, the weather is mild, and our crew is very, very busy covering our show truck with display cars and […]

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 […]

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