Month: January 2022

Changes to 2022 Event Schedule

While the bulk of our 2022 show and event plan is unchanged, we have had to make the very difficult decision to cancel our annual Huntington Beach Cruise-in, scheduled for this April 30, 2022. I met with the town of Huntington Beach last week to review the plan for this…Read More

Factory Fives Set Records at Mecum 2022

This week, Factory Fives set new records for auction prices of customer-built cars. The Mecum auto auction in Kissimmee, FL offered three Factory Five Roadsters (one Mk3 and two Mk4s), and a very well-built Type 65 Coupe. The Roadsters sold for between $74,800 and $110,000. The Coupe for $121,000! Check…Read More

Factory Five-Traxxas R/C Hot Rod & Truck Now Available!

Building a Factory Five? Check out these cool Factory Five Remote Control '35 Hot Rod Trucks and '33 Hot Rods! They are 1/10 scale Traxxas brand RC cars with speed up to 30+mph (50+kph). It comes fully assembled, with a TQ™ 2.4GHz Radio System, XL-5® Electronic Speed Control, Titan® 12T 550 motor. This model is…Read More

Customer Chris L.’s Hot Rod & Pedal Car

Customer Chris L. from South Plainfield, NJ shared photos of the Factory Five '33 Hot Rod that he completed in 2018. Just recently, he built a matching pedal car for his 2-year-old son, Donovan. Congratulations Chris on a beautiful build, and when Donovan gets a bit older, we have an…Read More