Category: What’s New

Huge Congrats to GTM Race Team PDG!

2nd in class, 3rd place finish overall! The 25 Hours of Thunderhill is the most demanding and grueling road race on the planet, and Rich M. with his Team PDG (Prototype Development Group) has been a regular at this event for more than a decade. This year, Rich scored a…Read More

SMG Motoring’s ’35 Hot Rod Truck Gallery

Featured at the 2018 SEMA Show, this red Factory Five '35 Truck was built by Freddy from SMG Motoring. This truck is powered by a 640 HP ProCharger supercharged LS-engine. Featuring the newest option Deluxe nose/grill. Photos taken by Dino Petrocelli. Click here to view the gallery with a white background. Click here…Read More

Factory Five’s Hot Rod Nation on PowerNation!

Factory Five President Dave Smith sits down with PowerNation TV's Katie Obsorne and talks about the future of Factory Five's line-up of Hot Rods, Trucks, and now future designs. This episode aired only a few days after SEMA 2018, and highlights the company's investment in its new Hot Rod Truck…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #6 of 7

Truck Yeah! Five Fast Factory Five Trucks Last year at SEMA, we pulled the wraps off of our all-new '35 Hot Rod Truck that we had built on PowerNation's show "Engine Power." In only a year, we've shipped over 50 trucks, and are bringing four really fast builds to the…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #5 of 7

SEMA preview #5 is also a bit of a head fake... In the past year and a half, we have made a significant investment into our Hot Rod line. We recently launched our Hot Rod Pick-Up Truck which uses a shared platform/chassis with our race-proven '33 Hot Rod. Recently, Factory…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #4 of 7

SEMA preview #4 is a bit of a head fake here. We’ve been working on an all-new digital design process, and while the resulting new model will NOT be at the SEMA Show (since it is undergoing major revisions), I wanted to share the story of the development process. The…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #3 of 7

'35 Hot Rod Truck by Freddie in Battle of the Builders! Freddie Simmons, Jr. is a good friend and a master builder. Last Spring, Freddie picked up one of our new '35 Hot Rod Pick-Up Trucks with the idea of building a super custom truck to enter into the SEMA…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #2 of 7

As part of the biggest SEMA we've ever planned, we invited the Ohio Cobra Club to bring out their 2019 raffle car to join our outdoor display. Ohio Cobra Club 2019 Raffle Car at SEMA! Chris Relyea and his team from FormaCars built this beautiful silver and black Factory Five…Read More

SEMA Preview Day #1 of 7

As of this past Saturday, our trucks were loaded up, and heading out to next week's SEMA Show in Las Vegas! This year, we have some pretty big news to announce, and I am going to be giving you a sneak peek each day for seven days building up to…Read More

Solid Car Guys Wins 2018 Telly Award

Super proud Mad Dog and our partners at thestealthcrew for winning a 2018 Telly Award for their work on our TV series pilot "Solid Car Guys" which tells the story of the Hespeler family and their '33 Hot Rod build. You can watch the episode below. Dave Smith President Read More

NEW DATE: Factory Five Cruise Night at Patriot Place!

UPDATE: We have a new date for the Factory Five-sponsored Cruise Night at Patriot Place with the Mass Cruisers car club of Thursday, September 27th. Join the Factory Five crew for Factory Five Night at the Mass Cruisers-Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In at Patriot Place/Gillette Stadium! We are loading up our…Read More

Hot Rod Magazine Comes to Wareham

Hot Rod Magazine came out and visited a while back, and staff writer Mark Gearhart documented the tour in a new six-page article entitled "Where Projects are Born" in the November 2018 issue. The plant tour article serves as a kick-off for Hot Rod Magazine's build series of our all-new…Read More

Join us at NSRA Northeast in September!

It's been a few years since we've attended the NSRA Northeast Nationals held in Burlington, VT. In 2015, a Factory Five '33 Hot Rod won top honors at the event for "Best Ford in a Ford"! We're heading back for this year's Northeast Nationals, and will be bringing the latest…Read More