Category: What’s New

Daily Updates from Factory Five on the Power Tour

The Factory Five crew powers through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas this week on the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour! Here's a daily report of the action on the road going back to the kick-off in Gonzales, Louisiana. Day 7 – Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas Day 6 – Kansas Pavilion in Wichita, Kansas   Day 5 –…Read More

2016 Factory Five Open House Report

The 2016 Factory Five Summer Open House was our 19th since founding the company.  The weather was perfect, 70 degrees and sunny.  Approximately 76 customer cars representing the different Factory Five models showed up for the car show.  The rain that preceded the event on Friday and followed the event…Read More

Customer Dennis R. Wins at Del Mar!

Autocross action at GoodGuys shows is gaining popularity, and last April Factory Five customer Dennis R. competed against more than 100 drivers in five classes at the 16th Annual Meguiar's Del Mar Nationals.  Dennis won the Hot Rod class in a time of 60.105 seconds against some very stiff competition. Huge…Read More

Tour with Us this Summer!

We are going to be driving the wheels off of our cars this summer, and here are some of the events we plan on being at. The action kicks off with our 19th annual Factory Five Open House on June 4th. We'll be on the Hot Rod Power Tour the…Read More

2016 Factory Five Open House Photos!

Here's a bunch of photos from the 2016 Factory Five Open House.  It's been really fun catching up with customers and seeing all of the Roadsters, Coupes, Hot Rods, GTMs, 818s... even a Spyder GT is here! Here's some more photos from the event so far.Read More

Tri-State Corvette Club Visits Factory Five!

During the summer, more and more customers visit Factory Five for a tour.  Individuals and car clubs are invited stop in and get a tour of the factory, like this great group of Corvette owners that visited us on Friday, May 20th.  Factory Five’s Dan Golub gave them a tour of…Read More

2016 Street Rodder Tour at Factory Five!

One of the fun events this summer is right here at Factory Five as we are hosting the 2016 Street Rodder Road Tour on Monday, July 11th. Jerry Dixie and his Street Rodder Road Tour participants will be here from about 9 am to noon for a factory tour and refreshments.  This…Read More

Cruising 2 the Coast Show Report

Factory Five's Scott Bell and Dan Golub made the road trip down to Brunswick, GA for this past weekend's Cruising 2 the Coast fundraiser hosted by Factory Five customer Preston Kunda and many of his friends in the area.  Factory Five customer Garry Bopp helped out at the booth.  The…Read More

A Collection of Coupes Book by Marc St-Amand

Factory Five customer Marc St-Amand built a stunning blue and white Factory Five Type 65 Coupe, but he didn't stop there.  Marc has compiled a collection of Factory Five Coupe photographs and customer profiles in a new book that is available online! This is a 100 page Hardcover book featuring…Read More

Factory Five Big Rig Ready For Summer Road Trips!

The Factory Five big rig returned early this afternoon with a new wrap done by our partners at Competition Graphics. Thanks to Scott "Honey Badger" Bell for bringing it home from Michigan over the weekend.  We'll be adding some sponsor decals to the trailer in the near future. The new…Read More

EcoBoosted FFR 818C on PowerNation!

This weekend on "Engine Power," the Factory Five crew will be building the first EcoBoost-powered 818C.  Ford's 310 HP 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine is standard in the Ford Mustang, and we got one of the first aftermarket engines to drop into our newest Factory Five 818 Coupe.  The episode debuts this…Read More

FedEx/St Jude’s Charity Car at Mecum!

If you recall, last summer the team from Factory Five and pilots from FedEx built a beautiful Mk4 Roadster at the FedEx St Jude's PGA Golf Classic.  The car has raised over $50,000 in donations for St. Jude Children's Hospital, and now it is heading to the Mecum Auction in Houston,…Read More