Category: What’s New

Gen 3 Coupe Wins! Again!

After last month's Top 10 finish at the Ultimate Track Car Challenge (see "Two under 2:00! Factory Five Rocks UTCC"), Factory Five customer John George scores two podium finishes at last weekend's NASA-Northeast Races at New Jersey Motorsports Park! John's Gen 3 Coupe-R #48 (above) is continuing to run faster…Read More

2017 Barrett-Jackson Northeast Preview

The crew is loaded up and heading out to the 2nd annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast car show. This year, there are three things to know about for Factory Five fans. In addition to displaying our cars and having our crew available for questions, we are also working on a Factory Five Mk2 Roadster…Read More

Hot Rod Magazine Features Gen 3 Coupe!

Hot Rod Magazine's Brandan Gilloly writes a nice article about our newest Factory Five, the Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe in the August 2017 issue of Hot Rod Magazine on newsstands now. "...a lower center of gravity, a flat floor, improved aerodynamics, easier exhaust routing, and room for a larger fuel…Read More

Join Us for Collector Car Appreciation Day!

Since 2010, National Collector Car Appreciation Day has been celebrated on July 14th. This holiday was established by a U.S. Senate resolution recognizing that the "collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States." Courtney…Read More

Customer Scott S. Scores Blue Ink

We profiled Scott Spencer on our website earlier this month to kick-off our summer sale. Seems like Scott's car is getting A LOT of attention now with a cool profile on Ford Performance's Enthusiasts page of their website. Scott did a great job, and we're super happy that his build…Read More

2017 Open House Report

In 1997, we had been in business for two years and we decided to have our very first Open House in the parking lot of our old Kendrick Road facility. Maybe 25 cars showed up. It was a great chance to simply hang with the people who pay our rent…Read More

T-Minus 1 Day: FFR Open House 2017!

The crew is hard at work getting last minute prep done for our 20th Annual Factory Five Racing Open House tomorrow! Customers have been stopping by throughout the day. The weather forecast is absolutely perfect, and we're hoping for a big turnout on what is our 20th Open House event.…Read More

Two Under 2:00! Factory Five Rocks UTCC

Two Factory Fives Finish in Top 10 and Under 2 Minutes at UTCC! In "Star Wars," Han Solo says about the Millennium Falcon, "It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs." Running under 2 minutes at Virginia International Raceway is kind of like that. This…Read More

Customer Cars Shine at HB 2017!

Michael Harding from Street Muscle Magazine has covered the Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In for a few years now, and he has had a front row seat to the show and to the wide variety of exceptional hardware that arrives each year. This year, Michael has written a great article…Read More

Join Us at the 2017 London Cobra Show

This year, the 2017 London Cobra Show will be held on June 22nd - 24th.  The world's largest Cobra gathering has been one of the best events of the year for Cobra fans for 15 years.  Every year, Cobra enthusiasts from all over the country gather for a few days of…Read More

Join Us for Barrett-Jackson Northeast, June 21-24

Barrett-Jackson Northeast – June 21st – 24th, Mohegan Sun, CT Join the Factory Five crew and literally thousands of fans at the second annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast! Last year's event was a tremendous success, so this year we are doing a live build of a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster during the…Read More

Join Us: Carlisle All Fords with Ford!

Join us in Carlisle, PA on June 2-4 for the All Fords Carlisle Car Show! The Factory Five crew will be joining the team from Ford Performance. We will be bringing our all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe-R to the Ford display. The rest of the Factory Five fleet will…Read More

Hot Rod Magazine Covers 2017 HB Cruise-In

Hot Rod Magazine's Mark Gearhart attended the 2017 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In and wrote a nice report with 59 awesome photos of the event. Here are a few. Click here to view the full gallery on Hot Rod's website. Factory Five Roadsters were the most popular model at this…Read More

Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe-R Aero Testing Report

Over the last month we have been testing the new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe model using two test cars, namely the latest factory-built car and the beta version owned by customer John George.  John's car was built to compete in the NASA ST2 class.  The goal of our wind…Read More

2017 Edelbrock Car Show Report

The 12th annual Edelbrock Car Show was held last Saturday, May 6th at Edelbrock's headquarters in Torrance, CA and it was a great show! I have to admit that back-to-back weekend trips to L.A. wasn't easy, but the show was worthwhile and it was the first time we attended. Here…Read More

2017 HB Cruise-In Report

What a blast!  Another great Huntington Beach Cruise-In is over and I'm back in New England wondering if the last few days were just a dream! The crew did an exceptional job and the customers delivered huge with some of the best builds and most inspiring stories. The one-day event…Read More

Join Us at Edlebrock on May 6th!

Join us on Saturday, May 6th at the 12th annual Edlebrock Car Show at Vic's Garage in Torrance, CA. The Factory Five big rig and show cars are in town the previous week for the 10th annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In, so we decided to stay in town for a few…Read More

Big News & Updates to Huntington Beach Cruise-In!

There has been some major developments that will make the Huntington Beach Cruise-In even more fun! We are currently building an 850 HP Edlebrock supercharged Mk4 Roadster for the boys at Edlebrock to use at their shows & events and as an engine test mule. We are delivering the car…Read More