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

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 Mike C. Graduates his GTM!

Mike C. finished his GTM build last month, which he started building in May of 2019. He says, “It has a 602HP 408ci LS3 and a Mendeola transaxle. I’m anxious to build an F9 once you are finished with it!” Photography by Gabriel VargasRead 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