Month: June 2024

Customer Dan Q. Graduates his Hot Rod Build

“My kit was delivered on May 29, 2023 and I am about 99.5% done right now," wrote Dan. "It has been a blast building this car! I have completed everything myself, including body and paint, along with a few custom touches like the engine-turned firewall, dashboard, and door interior trim…Read More

Mid-Week Pickups!

Happy Wednesday! Today, we had some exciting pickups! Mike E. picked up a Type 65 Coupe build for Lawrence C. this morning. Later in the afternoon, Tom R. took home his long-awaited Factory Five Mk4 Roadster build. Tom has been dreaming about this moment for a while and even brought…Read More

2024 London Cobra Show Report

The annual London Cobra Show is always a highlight of the year reuniting us with the midwest Factory Five community. Over 150 cars attended this year's LCS car show on Saturday, June 22nd, and Factory Five was well represented with customers coming from all over the country including Ohio, New…Read More

Bruce B. Picks Up his 289 Roadster!

Bruce B. of Vermont recently embarked on his Factory Five 289 Roadster journey, picking it up in the midst of summer heat alongside our team member, Chris. We're excited to follow Bruce's build progress! Later on, we had the pleasure of hosting Robert F. and his wife from Indiana for…Read More

Mass Cruisers and Adam M.’s Mk4

It’s an awesome morning here at Factory Five as we get ready for the Mass Cruisers Car Show at Patriot Place this afternoon. Join us tonight from 4 pm to dusk! Adam M. from Ontario, Canada is also here picking up his Mk4 Roadster. When asked what he’s most excited…Read More

Ask Dave Anything Episode 2 is Up!

We are launching a new video series called "Ask Dave Anything".  You can post your questions to our Facebook page, to Instagram, to LinkedIn, The Factory Five Forum, or email to us at  I will do my best to answer your questions directly and share almost 30 years of…Read More

Customer Tim C. Takes his Coupe to Cars & Coffee

Customer Tim C. recently attended the Bethlehem Cars and Coffee, a monthly summer event held at the historic site of the Bethlehem Steel Plant. This gathering attracts thousands of cars from Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, showcasing a diverse range of vehicles, from European and Japanese to American classics and…Read More

A Summer Monday at Factory Five

What a busy and beautiful Monday! Greg Z. and his son from North Carolina kicked off the day with a tour. Later, Leon D. and his wife picked up their Mk4 Roadster, turning his model car hobby into a full-scale passion. (Left to Right: Dave S. with Leon and wife)…Read More

Nevada Open Road Challenge with Three Factory Five Type 65 Coupes

The Silver State Classic Challenge (SSCC) events gather driving enthusiasts twice a year in Nevada's desert. Drivers aim for precise target times in various speed classes high-speed racing on the Nevada Highway! Participants race on closed highways, with courses ranging from 90 to 122 miles. Among the participants this year were Factory Five Type…Read More