Month: November 2015

Factory Five November 2015 Newsletter

Factory Five Type 65 Coupe and '33 Hot Rod take center stage with the Belamy Brothers at the 2015 Emerald Coast CruiZin' in Panama City, FL one week after SEMA.   Happy Thanksgiving from the Factory Five Team! Thanksgiving always has special meaning here in Massachusetts, since this is where…Read More

818 Upgrade Parts Now Available!

We are excited to announce the production release of the new Factory Five 818 nose and removable hard top! All 818 kits are currently shipping with this new design nose, and 818C models are in production and shipping as well. We've put together some upgrade packages with special prices for…Read More

Carl's Delivers Huge! Again.

How many times do you find yourself saying that you LOVE your body shop?  Truth is, most body shops do a good job, but they typically take longer than they say.  In 20 years of working with paint shops, I know of only a handful of truly great painters who…Read More

18 Kits, 3 Stewart Trucks, 1 Week!

It's another busy week here as the warehouse team work with the Stewart Transport crew to load 18 Factory Five kits! To all the customers who will be receiving their kits shortly, welcome to the Factory Five family! We look forward to hearing all about your builds. It's so cool…Read More

Factory Five Big Rig is Back from SEMA!

Scott "Honey Badger" Bell arrived at Factory Five the other day with the show and event truck following the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and the Emerald Coast CruiZin' in Panama City, FL!  Tony, Dan, Courtnie, Amit, and Jay from the Factory Five office team unloaded all of the…Read More

The All-New 818C Shined at SEMA 2015

At last June's Open House, we took the wraps off of the all-new 818C.  Over the summer, the team put the finishing touches on the coupe, and the kit is now in production.  The first production 818C was featured in Factory Five's SEMA booth featuring Factory Five-Sherwin William's Sinister Black…Read More

The Best Paint Jobs with the Best Automotive Paints!

Photos of the SEMA Show are great, but there's nothing like seeing these cars and the show in 3-dimensions.  Jessica Barton from Power Automedia interviewed Factory Five Racing and our partners at Carl's Collision and Sherwin Williams about the Factory Five paint line. Above and Below: Dave Smith was interviewed…Read More

Beautiful Type 65 Coupe from Customer Bob T.!

Congratulations to Factory Five customer Bob T. from Columbia, TN who completed his Type 65 Coupe build earlier this year!  Bob drove over 1,100 miles round trip to pick-up his kit in January 2012, battling a few snow storms in the process.  That summer, the car was rolling and the…Read More

The Factory Five SEMA Cars Head to Florida!

Last week's SEMA Show was a huge success, and we're keeping the fun going by bringing our SEMA display cars down to Florida for the 2015 Emerald Coast Cruizin' in Panama City, FL!  Factory Five's Tony Zullo and Sally Bean are heading down to the show, and will be there…Read More

Updates from the 2015 SEMA Show!

The 2015 SEMA Show is officially underway, and the crowds are already starting to fill the Factory Five booth to check out the new 818 Coupe, the 20th Anniversary Mk4 Roadster, a beautiful '33 Hot Rod built by customer Rob Bennett, a race GTM built by John Kabacinski, and our…Read More

Factory Five's 2015 SEMA Schedule

The 2015 SEMA Show starts today, and Factory Five has a pretty exciting schedule of events throughout the week.  Check out the full list of dates and times to come by and visit! Tuesday, Nov 3 9:00 am: 2015 SEMA show opens 9:00 am: Two Factory Five 33 Hot rods…Read More

'33 Hot Rods Put a Ford in a Ford!

This year's SEMA Show will highlight two all-Ford-built Hot Rods at Ford Performance Racing Parts display at "Ford Out Front."  One Factory Five '33 will highlight Ford's 5.0L Coyote engine and feature Factory Five's new independent rear suspension with 2015 Mustang parts.  The other Factory Five '33 sports a Ford…Read More

Factory Five Welcomes New Team Members!

Two new members join the Factory Five team! Courtnie Provencher, Technical Sales & Support If you happened to catch the All-Girls 427 build episode on "PowerNation" last year, you would have seen Courtnie Provencher turning wrenches with four other industry women as they built a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster in…Read More