October POM Scott D.’s Mk4 Roadster

Congratulations to Scott D. (forum handle Sdonnel) from Maumee, OH on being named the October 2023 Picture of the Month winner with this photo of his Mk4 Roadster at Toledo Express Airport with one of two remaining airworthy B-29 Super Fortresses. Scott built his Roadster with a 351W, TKO600, 3.73.…Read More

Racing for a Cure to Cystic Fibrosis

Proud of my daughters Madison (left) and Nicole (right) as they completed the Chicago Marathon this past Sunday and raised over $2,600 for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The conditions were really perfect, partly sunny and near 60 degrees. They ran it in 4 hours and 53 minutes, and finished together.…Read More

View New XTF Off-Road Photo Gallery

The crew had some fun doing some off-road testing with our two XTF Pre-Runner Trucks in October 2023. It's 1995 and the world has no idea how good this thing we have created is. A Raptor R on steroids, with rabies.. and you gotta build it yourself. Click here to…Read More

Meet Craig A. and his awesome family!

Meet Craig A. and his awesome family! This weekend, Craig took a huge step toward realizing a long-held dream. Thanks to Factory Five and Stewart Transport driver, Mark S. Craig’s Factory Five Type 65 Coupe kit made it home to Michigan safely! Craig's dad played a major role in “steering”…Read More

John’s “Aardvark”, FFR Mk 4 build

Factory Five customer Col. Gale L. from Michigan purchased a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster complete kit. He successfully installed the running gear and brake lines, displaying his enthusiasm for the project. Unfortunately, due to health complications after his service as an Air Force pilot, Gale faced limitations in progressing further…Read More

FFR PDG GTM Trans Am Team Places at Portland

Congratulations to the Factory Five PDG GTM Trans Am team for their impressive performance at at Portland International Raceway! The team secured 2nd and 3rd place in a competitive field of 45 cars, aired on NBC Sports last weekend. Not only did they dominate on the track, but the team…Read More

The Dillon Family and Their Factory Five Kit Cars

Linda Dillon has had the privilege of watching her five sons grow up immersed in the world of building, crafting everything from go-carts to lawnmowers and various machines. Their shared passion for engineering and automotive craftsmanship continued into adulthood, as they began assembling and customizing an impressive collection of cars.…Read More

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