Category: What’s New

Factory Five/Snap-On/Logano Mk4-R Build!

This week, we filmed a new episode of Snap-On Tools series "From the Ground Up." If you saw the season finale of "Fast N' Loud," you saw our Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe-R at speed driven by NASCAR's Joey Logano against Kurt Busch in a Gas Monkey prepared Pantera. The…Read More

2018 London Cobra Show Report

Every year, a small town in Ohio celebrates the annual London Strawberry Festival... and at the same time, the largest gathering of Cobra replicas in the world takes place on Main Street, London, Ohio! This year was the 17th year of the London Cobra Show. The weather kept a lot…Read More

Hot Rod Magazine: The Drift Truck Build

Hot Rod Magazine remains the monthly bible of custom car guys. We're excited to start a multi-issue build focusing on our newest '35 Hot Rod Truck. The magazine will be following the build and road test of a 1,200 HP Ford-powered Factory Five '35 Hot Rod Truck. The very talented…Read More

Factory Five Hosts Students of Bay Path

One of my favorite things to do at Factory Five is to host school tours. I clearly remember when I was younger those people who took the time out of their day to show me their cars or teach me something. So, I feel an obligation to answer questions and…Read More

Legendary Street Rods Club Tours Factory Five!

This past Saturday, May 5, we hosted the Legendary Street Rods car club of New Bedford, MA here at Factory Five Racing. The club members brought a nice variety of cars, and spent a few hours touring the shop, checking out the different projects going on at Factory Five, and…Read More

11th Annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In Report

The 2018 Huntington Beach Cruise-In almost didn't happen! We've got so many things going on back at the factory that I reluctantly made the decision to cancel this year's event. That was before Dave Hodgkins and the Factory Five community stepped up and said, "We can help!" This year's event…Read More

Hot Rod Truck Update – April 2018

I figured it was time to give folks an update on where we are with our exciting new '35 Hot Rod Truck. Our company continues to improve new product launches, and the rollout of the new truck shows this. If you recall, we pulled the wraps off of our alpha…Read More

Factory Five and Next Generation Hot Rodders

Purists my age and older may scoff at a Cobra that is anything other than Ford 427 FE-powered with proper vintage 15" wheels, Smiths gauges, and the rest of the period-correct accoutrements... BUT I have a courtside seat to the evolving hot rod and custom car world, and the Cobra…Read More

Power is Back at Factory Five!

Power has been restored here at Factory Five Racing and work continues on the Cape and coastal areas affected by the storm. We are going to spend the next few days catching up after two days closed. Big thanks to all of you for your patience. Especially to customer James…Read More