Category: What’s New

Brian L. Wins ‘Allen Grant Choice Award’

Customer Brian L. received a special invitation from the Shelby American Collection in Boulder, Colorado, for their charity event. Brian was given “the number 1 slot for the show" and learned that icons Allen Grant and Peter Brock would be in attendance. Allen's iconic CSX2128 Cobra was there in the…Read More

Scott P.’s Race to the Finish

Background  "Let me start by telling you a little bit about myself. On July 14th, 2023 I will be 70 years young. I am twice divorced, and have a 17 year old daughter by my second wife that is the apple of my eye! I live alone, and other than…Read More

Customer David H. Receives his Mk4 Roadster

Many kids started their first day of school this week, and many Factory Five kits found their way home this weekend. One of those kits was David H.’s Mk4 Complete Kit. 8 hours later he completed his inventory and “after going through 46 pages of parts I’ve identified just 4…Read More

Don Nickol’s Mk4 Roadster

The MkIV Roadster Report “We all love this iconic car. It will turn heads at breaking speed, and bring smiles and thumbs up signs where ever it may go. I guarantee that people will walk up to you and want to know all about your car. I said to myself,…Read More

XTF Truck Chassis #6 Ships Out!

The newest Factory Five is picking up speed as Stewart Transport has loaded truck number 006 heading out to the crew from Devil Mountain Diesels in northern California. Production is now at one chassis per week, and we are excited to see customer builds and complete trucks out there. (Left…Read More

August Picture of the Month

Congratulations to Jim F. (@jimfil61B on the forum) from Thunder Bay, Ontario on winning Picture of the Month on the Factory Five Forum. This photo was taken of his Mk4 Roadster with a cell phone in his backyard mid-afternoon.Read More

Factory Five Mk4 for St. Jude Raises $125k for Charity!

Last night’s St. Jude JAM was another successful year of the program’s ninth Factory Five charity car build to help fundraise for the children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year’s Factory Five Roadster went for $125,000! All money raised goes to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year, Olivia…Read More

Join Us @ Two Fun Events this August!

Join us Thursday night, August 17th at Patriot Place for Factory Five Night. And if you can't make that event, you can join us at our headquarters Saturday morning, August 19th for a fun cruise-in! Mass Cruisers' Factory Five Night at Patriot Place, August 17th, Foxboro, MA Every other Thursday…Read More

2023 St. Jude Huge Thanks!

Almost 10 years ago, we began supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by donating a kit to the Pilots of FedEx for a charity build. This year was our ninth year and ninth kit donated. The Factory Five Mk4 Roadster built by Mike Bray, Ron Everitt, and their team of…Read More

Dan V.’s MkIV Roadster

Customer Dan V.’s wife surprised him with a birthday photoshoot with their Factory Five MkIV Roadster! Dan let us in on the story behind his beautiful car, and we want to share it with you. “My wife Lori and I, along with our 4 children, Caleb, 24, Jonah, 22, Nathan, 20…Read More

Join Us on 8/19 for a Factory Five Cruise-In!

UPDATE - Tuesday, 7/25: We have officially rescheduled the Factory Five Cruise-In for August 19th! After being rained out on the original date in June, come join us on Saturday August 19th from 9 am to noon here at Factory Five for a fun cruise-in! The building will be open…Read More

Customer Dennis W.’s Mk4 Roadster

Customer Dennis W. from Portsmouth, Ohio “wanted to build a Factory Five Roadster since seeing information about the first generation car in Kit Car Magazine when I was in college. I was able to complete the entire car including the bodywork and paint —the part of the project I am…Read More

Day in the Life at Factory Five in July

Busy day on Friday at Factory Five as we had a Canadian customer Thomas S. pick up his Type 65 Coupe, Ricky Bobby in the warehouse loaded his second (!) Stewart truck of the week, and we've had a good number of tours on the boards. The weather is July…Read More

Customer Jason P. picks up his Mk4 Kit!

With the July 4th holiday behind us we’ve got three days to do five days worth of work! We kick off Wednesday with a Mk4 pickup from Canadian customer Jason P. and his wife Wendy. Jason went with a 4 link suspension, and plans on dropping a 5.0L Coyote engine…Read More

Tech Autos Turns Heads at Supercar Fest

“The only Factory Five dealer in the UK, Dan Walsh and the team at Tech Autos bring some truly exquisite cars you simply can't find anywhere else. I spent a little while gawking at their Daytona Coupe and Roadster on their stand at their booth." -Chris Kaye Photography @chriskayephotographyRead More

XT-1 Extreme Truck #002 Ships Today!

Factory Five Extreme Truck #002 is ready for shipping to customer Johnny K. from Long Island, New York. Johnny is building a race truck with a supercharged Coyote engine, and his build will be featured at the SEMA Show in November. The rest of the composite panels and 6 other…Read More

Car and Driver – June 22, 2023

Car and Driver Senior Editor Ezra Dyer let the world know about our new XTF Pre-Runner Truck kit on Car and Driver's website under the news section. Click here to read his review. "Bored with all the factory-built Baja trucks out there like the Raptors and TRXs and ZR2s? Well,…Read More

Customer Matt R.’s Mk4 Roadster

Matt R. “first dreamed of building a Cobra replica in high school auto-shop class in '79. In '05 I was finally able to purchase a Mk3 and built it using as much of my '95 Mustang GT donor as possible, along with 15" Halibrands, 3 link rear suspension, and 3.55…Read More