Category: What’s New

She’s a Roller!

Read Hot Rod Magazine Mark Gearhart's fifth story in a series of his Hot Rod Truck build in this month's (July) issue. Mark gets the car on the ground as a roller with front and rear suspension installed, brakes, and steering with some aluminum panels. Next up is the engine…Read More

2nd Gen Hot Rod Frame Gallery

Our 2nd Generation ’33 Hot Rod frame is in production. This ultra-rigid frame is made of mig-welded, high strength carbon steel tubing and plate steel. This updated chassis delivers greater torsional rigidity, increased cockpit space, it is easier to get in and out, improved heat and sound insulation, and numerous…Read More

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Update

We've been so busy that we haven't had time to post photos and video updates of all the action at the huge Scottsdale, Arizona Barrett-Jackson Auction! The crew is more than half way done building the LIVE BUILD Barrett-Jackson Special Edition Truck #002 in the Restoration Alley. Truck #001 is…Read More

Barrett-Jackson Day 3 Update

The huge 2019 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale show is well underway, and Factory Fives have a big footprint at this year's show! The Factory Five cars being auctioned this week are: Lot 782: Type 65 Coupe going across the block Thursday, January 17. Lot 814: GTM Supercar going across the block Thursday,…Read More

Join Us at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, 1/12-1/20

The Factory Five crew is already set-up and excited for the huge annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, AZ. This year, we have four main areas where Factory Five stuff is happening! 1. The Factory Five truck is set-up in the vendors mid-way leading to the auction. In this display,…Read More

New Hot Rod Truck Chassis Gallery

Technology has made everything better. Dig on the computer-designed, ultra-strong, light-weight Factory Five '35 Hot Rod Truck chassis. Photos by our buddy Dino Petrocelli. This truck chassis is standard under every Factory Five '35 Hot Rod Truck. Shown with optional satin black powder coating. Click here to view the full gallery.…Read More

Top 10 of 2018

Customer Erik Treves highlights a great year of customer accomplishments with his twin-turbo Gen 3 Coupe laying it down for charity at the 2018 London Cobra Show. This year, the company and customers made a huge difference for charities like the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.…Read More

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