Category: What’s New

New Engine from BluePrint Engines!

Question: What do you do when your tired old race motor finally gives out? Answer: You call the good guys at BluePrint Engines for a brand-new mill! The crew at ReinCarNation Magazine follows our engine swap in our 289 USRRC Replica. The article goes through the engine swap/installation, tech bits…Read More

Coupe Or Roadster? Cover of Reincarnation Magazine

Steve Temple from Reincartnation Magazine writes a cover story on two Factory Five customers who built two very different, but very similar cars. Factory Five customer Mario Abril built a beautiful 427 ci. powered 570 HP Mk4 Roadster while fellow southern Californian John Saia built this very period-correct Daytona Coupe...…Read More

Factory Five’s Top 10 of 2016

2016 is in the history books and it was another banner year for Factory Five and our ever-expanding community! We've made huge investments in the company, from new facility upgrades, new equipment, and new property to our exciting new Gen 3 Coupe and all-steel '33 Hot Rod body, the company is…Read More

Factory Five ’33 Wins Top 5 at SEMA 2016!

Factory Five customer Greg Clouse’s '33 Hot Rod was selected by Rod Authority as the first of five Top Roadsters from SEMA 2016! This is a huge accomplishment, and Greg's car was already featured in Street Rodder Magazine. Greg has the guys at West Coast Auto Craft fabricate a steel…Read More

First Gen 3 Coupe Ships!

After more than a year of development, we are excited to announce that the first customer Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe has shipped! Factory Five customer Henry Renaud has earned a reputation from the cars he has built. Search Factory Five archives and you'll know that Henry is not only a…Read More

All-New Gen 3 Factory Five Coupe

Introducing the all-new Gen 3 Factory Five Daytona Coupe replica.  This third generation car is completely new.  There is not a single piece of steel chassis, aluminum panel, or composite body that is shared with the previous gen 1 and gen 2 car!  This is effectively an all-new Factory Five design. After…Read More

All-New, All-Steel Factory Five ‘33!

Introducing the first ALL-STEEL Factory Five body! The body costs $9,990 and is an option that can be added to the Factory Five '33 Hot Rod.  Now you can build the world's best-selling and best-performing Hot Rod with an industry-leading, quality steel body just like Henry made! Last year after…Read More

Back from SEMA 2016: Full House!

Now is a great time to visit Factory Five Racing! The entire crew and all of our cars are back from SEMA and the Emerald Coast Cruizin', and  you can check out all of the new cars here in Wareham, MA. The highlights from the SEMA Show and the newest…Read More

2016 Emerald Coast Cruizin' Show Report

As soon as the Factory Five big rig was loaded up from the 2016 SEMA Show, Honey Badger pointed it east and headed to Florida to make the 2016 Emerald Coast Cruizin' the following week. This was our second year at the Panama City, FL cruise. Factory Five's Tony Zullo…Read More

2016 SEMA Show Report

The 2016 SEMA Show was by far the most successful show in our 22 years of business.  The quality and caliber of the customer cars, as well as the introduction of the new steel body '33 Hot Rod and Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe, made the show great, but so…Read More

BluePrint Engines: The Other Half of the Car

The crew at BluePrint Engines brought a Mk4 Roadster to SEMA that looked it was cut in half! The running-driving half mobile was a demo for BluePrints new line of drop-in turn key ready crate engines built specifically for Factory Five Racing customers.  These great engines work with Factory Five…Read More

Join Us in Panama City, FL on Nov. 11 & 12!

We're heading south again this year to the Emerald Coast Cruizin' in Panama City, FL on November 11-12!  Join us and thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars, and trucks for this big Friday-Saturday event.  This year, we have a customer corral (limited to 20 Factory Five customer cars)…Read More

The 2016 SEMA Show: Day 1 Photos

It's day 3 of the SEMA Show and the Factory Five booth continues to attract huge crowds. Our partner companies at KONI Shocks and BluePrint Engines also continue to get great feedback on the Factory Fives on display in their booths. Here's some photos from day 3 of SEMA 2016.…Read More

The All-New Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at SEMA 2016!

We debuted the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at the 2016 SEMA Show and the response has been fantastic! Power Automedia's Steve Magnante visited the Factory Five booth at The SEMA Show to talk about the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe with FFR President Dave Smith and Director…Read More

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