Month: October 2016

The SEMA Show: T-Minus 1 Day!

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) is all set up. We're in a great location between Ford and GM in the main aisle with a bigger…Read More

Turnology’s Challenge Car Build Makes Ford Catalog!

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 website Turnology and had it on display at last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Mark's Challenge Car was also featured…Read More

Customer Greg G.’s ‘33 Gets Ink!

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 where his bright orange '33 won an Editors' Choice Award from Steve Temple at Car Builder Magazine.  Greg runs a…Read More

10 Second Electric 818 Destroys Porsche!

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 runs a 10.1 quarter at almost 130 MPH seriously embarrassing a 911 Porsche. Check out this awesome video posted by Chris…Read More