Month: March 2014

Grassroots Motorsports Magazine 818S Build Article #4!

Tim Suddard and his staff at Grassroots Motorsports Magazine have documented the build of their Factory Five 818S street car in pages of the magazine.  This month is chapter 3 of "Some Assembly Required".  Click on the links below to read the articles, or better yet, visit to sign-up…Read More

AutoWeek and AutoBlog Tag Team 818 Features

The newest Factory Five, the 818 Sports Car, entered production 8 months ago in June 2013 and we've shipped over 160 units so far!  The car has received a good amount of attention in the press and with customers.  This past week, Autoweek and Autoblog magazine put out features on…Read More

Factory Five 818 Joins GTM at Experience Aviation Non-Profit

World-record setting pilot Barrington Irving was the youngest and the first African-American pilot to fly solo around the world.  Barrington's charity organization named "Experience Aviation" teaches under-privileged inner-city youth valuable skills and self-confidence.  The Factory Five GTM was their first automotive project and the car has a rematch race against…Read More

Factory Five Wins “Best of the Best” Award!

The Factory Five booth featured our Mk4 Roadster, 818S Sports Car, Type 65 Coupe, and '33 Hot Rod. The 2014 show season officially started this past weekend as the Factory Five road show headed to Springfield, MA for Frank Maratta's Custom Auto Show and Race-A-Rama.  Factory Five tech guys Tony…Read More