Hardcore Factory Five Supporter Matthew Paquette

Matthew’s evaluation of Nate’s supercharged small block Mk3

Matthew Paquette, age 14, convinced his mom to come and visit Factory Five. After a tour with President Dave Smith, he was given a test drive by planet manager Nate Johnson in a 450 HP supercharged Mk3. We were all impressed with Matthew’s technical and car knowledge…as Nate dropped the hammer on his Roadster, Matthew commented, “Car has a lot of torque.” Right on, Matthew!

Besides being a real car guy, Matthew is one tough kid. He has Cystic Fibrosis and doesn’t let the illness stop him for one second.

14 -year-old Matthew Paquette with Factory Five President Dave Smith.