Month: March 2024

Customer Dave C. Picks Up His Type 65 Coupe!

Customer Dave C. and his wife, Julie, prove that Vermonters are hardcore. They’re here, braving this bitter New England weather to bring home their Gen 3 Daytona Coupe. Dave’s history with Factory Five goes back to 1997! Congrats, Dave and Julie, for being New England tough. We can’t wait to…Read More

XTF Testing with Fox Shocks Report

With performance far above OEM offerings like the Raptors and TRXs, the new Factory Five XTF is a build-it-yourself daily driver extreme truck. Factory Five's Nate Johnson recaps bringing the XTF Extreme Truck out to Fox Shocks shop for some tuning and testing on their proving grounds. Click here to…Read More

Ryan M. Wins with his Gulf Type 65 Coupe

You may remember customer Ryan M. from the recent post we did profiling his stunning Gulf color Factory Five Type 65 Coupe! From Ryan himself: “Whoa! Major moment for me and Loretta. Got Best In Show at a pretty big car show put on and judged by one of the…Read More

Customer Mark J. at Chrome In The Dome Car Show

Customer Mark J. attended the Chrome In The Dome car show at the Idaho State University's Holt Arena last weekend. Mark says, “It is always a very enjoyable event and the conditions inside the arena make for a perfect setting. I brought my two young grandsons with me to experience…Read More

Godspeed Ron Preston

Last Friday, I received a call from Nancy Preston, the wife of customer Ron Preston. Ron has had a huge presence in the FFR community, helping many build their cars and providing great feedback on The Factory Five Forum over the years. Nancy kindly asked if I could spare a…Read More

Factory Five Tour for New England Car Club

Huge thanks to the British Car Club of New England for coming by Factory Five this morning! Great group of British car enthusiasts with very deep knowledge. FFR staff including Dave Smith, Mad Dog, Travis and Chris were on hand to answer questions and conduct a tour of the facility.Read More

The Pioneer: First Woman to Build a Factory Five 427 Roadster

The Factory Five community features some incredible women. From those building Factory Fives, to those driving, racing, working in the industry, supporting family builds, and much more, we express our gratitude. Happy International Women’s Day from Factory Five Racing!  Meet one incredible woman and Factory Five customer, Cindy K. who…Read More

Ray and Jodi M. Flew in from California!

Ray and Jodi M. go way back with Factory Five Racing, finding joy in their Mk2 Roadster and supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Seeing them was a great surprise because they came all the way from sunny Southern California! This power couple is dedicated to making a difference. Ray, a…Read More

Father-son Build: Vijay and Remy K.’s Mk4 Roadster

"Building a car from the chassis-up is the ultimate form of automotive self-expression. At the end of the day, it’s your car. Factory Five Mk4 Roadsters, like humans, share most of their DNA with each other, but in that fraction of a percent difference we see their owners’ individuality. Photo…Read More