Month: January 2014 Profiles Factory Five 818

Andy Sheehan from wrote a nice article about the new Factory Five 818.  Read the full article here. "That’s why I get all itchy when I start thinking about building my own 818. It’s not just painfully fast and agile, it’s accessible. And when I actually saw one, a well-worn…Read More

Market Highs 2014, and Barrett Jackson Results

Prices for completed Factory Fives are impressive, and prices for original Cobras, both 289s and 427s, continue to sky rocket.  According to the 2014 Winter-Spring edition of Keith Martin's Sports Car Market, here are some current values: 1963-1965 Cobra 289 (580 cars made): $675,000 - $875,000 1965-1967 Cobra 427 (314…Read More

A Good Reminder From Those Who Serve

A few days ago a friend of mine stopped by Factory Five, and I came down to the showroom to say hello. Henry has built some nice cars (his '33 Hot Rod earned "Top 10" Awards at SEMA!), he's a solid member of the Factory Five community, and I respect…Read More

Factory Five Calendar Stars!

The year starts out on the right foot with Factory Fives taking prominent roles in 2014 calendars! Customer Mike W.'s AWESOME Mk3 Roadster is profiled alonside some serious hardware in PPG's 2014 Platinum Calendar.  Mike's car is painted Indy Green (PPG code 45885) and Pearl Black (PPG code 9601).  These…Read More

818 Storms Into 2014! Updates for January 2014

Just back from the SEMA Show, where the RHD 818S scored "Top 10 Carbon Cars" honors, our favorite photographer Dino Petrocelli captured the latest 818s in his studio. The New Factory Five 818 Storms Into 2014! The year-end is all about milestones for the newest Factory Five.  It's hard to believe…Read More