David F.’s Factory Five 289 Roadster Pickup

Congratulations to David F. from the Cape on his new Factory Five 289 Roadster build! At first he was thinking about building his 289 with a more classic feel, but has been contemplating a few new ideas. Fortunately, the drive won’t be too far for David on this snowy pickup…Read More

Coffey’s Custom Cobras Stunning MK4 Roadster

One of our preferred builders, Coffey’s Custom Cobras in Indiana just finished their latest masterpiece! Chad C. says, “Huge shoutout to Factory Five for everything you do for us at Coffey's Custom Cobras. This freshly built Factory Five comes with a new 351W boasting 475 horse, Tremec 5-speed, custom leather…Read More

Customer John W.’s Mk4 Roadster

Customer John W. from Aztec, NM, recently completed his build and graciously shared the results. Despite not taking photos during the process, he decided to share a few enhanced by a fresh layer of snow! Reflecting on his journey, John mentioned, “Lots of enjoyable moments with this build. I laid…Read More

Customer Rich C.’s Coupe R at Summit Racing

Customer Rich C.’s gorgeous Factory Five Type 65 Coupe R is on display at Summit Racing! Rich says, “Friday night my wife, Kristen, and I loaded the #kendacoupe on the @summitracing display table in Tallmadge, Ohio. It will be on display for the month of January. If you're in the area, stop…Read More

Project Drift Rod: Back on Track

Back on track with Project Drift Rod, Mark Gearhart is moving forward with his Factory Five '35 Hot Rod Truck build, and we can’t wait to see the finishing touches! Check out the latest updates and look out for more articles to come from the Hot Rod Magazine’s series on…Read More

Customer Michael W. Building His Dream Car

“My chariot awaits! I'm not going to say anything about last drives anymore because the weather has been very mild this winter and is supposed to hang on for awhile. I'm just happy to keep putting miles on it. It's so fun to drive. I don't miss the motorcycles at…Read More

Customer Peter G.’s Mk4 Roadster

As the sun sets on the first business day of the New Year at Factory Five Racing, our hearts are warmed by the stories within our community, stories like that of customer Peter G. and his car-loving grandson, Sam. Sam smiles at Peter from the passenger seat of Peter’s Factory…Read More

Customer Ben D. Santa’s Workshop Photo

The day after Christmas, customer Ben D. Santa's workshop photo resonates with all of us. “An early morning shot as I entered the garage the day after putting the body on for the first time. Either the sun telling me to skip work that day, or some sort of metaphor…Read More

Happy Holidays from Factory Five

Merry Christmas Factory Five family! The team here will be wrapping up by 4pm today to go wrap their own family’s presents, but we'll be back in action on Tuesday. Enjoy these pictures from our incredible customers sleighing the holiday season! Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy…Read More

Customer Rob J.’s Mk4 Roadster Build

Rob J. recently graduated his Factory Five Mk4 Roadster build to the Factory Five Forum. We couldn’t resist sharing his build story and photos. Like many who build these cars, he had planned to do a build for years. Originally, he wanted to do a Type 65 Coupe, but when…Read More

Factory Five Founders Edition XTF Trucks

The new XTF truck has had me thinking quite a bit about the early days of Factory Five.  It really feels the same.. the excitement, the new adventure, the feeling of knowing a secret that the world is just starting to discover!  But it’s even stronger today with the new…Read More

Ted D.’s Mk4: A Family Affair 

Customer Ted D.’s Factory Five Mk4 Roadster is truly a family car. Ted shared his family’s build story saying, “I’m thrilled to share a personal update on my family’s Mk4 Roadster build. I achieved a heartfelt goal - driving my kids, Robert, Genevieve and Beatrix to and from school in…Read More

Join Us at Hot Rod Power Tour West 2023

This year, there is a shorter, 3-day Hot Rod Power Tour West, and I am flying out to Los Angeles this December with Factory Five's Nate Johnson to participate in the cruise and be on hand for a very special Factory Five unveiling of a Type 65 Coupe that was…Read More