Factory Five’s Show Strong at Barrett-Jackson

While our crew is working hard building a steel body ’33 Hot Rod at the show and manning the Factory Five show truck, customer cars are heading across the block at the Barrett-Jackson auction this year. We even have a customer Hot Rod being auctioned across town at the Russo and Steele Auction. Plenty of chances to score a Factory Five or get a deal on building your own this year!

Here are the cars up for auction at this year’s Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event.


Factory Five Roadster Cobra re-creation built in 2011. It’s powered by a Ford 306 ci 8-cylinder engine and new Tremec 4-speed manual transmission. It has 2,800 miles. It has MDS distributor and ignition, Mallory electric fuel pump, Cobra breather and valve covers, normal rotation water pump and Holley Street Avenger 570 cfm carburetor. Other features include FFR stainless-steel side pipes, Ford Racing clutch, 17″ Cobra R chrome wheels and new 3.73 gears in Ford 8.8″ rear end. It also has Auto Meter chrome gauges and new paint in Mazda Red Fire Pearl with white stripes. An excellent driver.


This is powered by a Ford Dart Sportsman 331ci fuel-injected supercharged V8 engine with manual transmission. The quality of workmanship is second-to-none. The paint on the car and the attention to detail is meticulous. There are almost 700 hours of labor just in assembling the car. No expense was spared in this build. Other options on the Cobra are on-board camera system, full roll cage, on-board diagnostic system, automatic Halon fire extinguisher, Recaro pole-position seat and Sparco seat belts. From the Mauzy Family Collection.


This Factory Five is finished in Galaxy Silver Metallic with black stripes and black interior. This car is FFR #2071. This rare special-order car came with the optional full carbon-fiber body at an additional cost of almost $5,000. It brought its total wet weight down to 1,986 lbs! Titled as a 1965, this car has traveled 2,375 miles since completion. What makes this Cobra so special is that it has a carbon fiber body making it extremely light and fast. The body alone weighs roughly 50 pounds. It’s powered by the Ford 302 ci V8 that pumps out almost 425hp. Built right, it has COMP cams, hydraulic roller cam, Ford Motorsports push rods, timing gear and Crane roller rockers. It also has the highly desirable Tremec 3550 center-shift 5-speed transmission, tubular frame, 4-wheel independent coil-over suspension, Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes, Mustang rack & pinion steering, Griffin aluminum radiator, electric fan, Painless wiring, Holley electric fuel pump, 750 cfm carburetor, Edelbrock Air-Gap intake, Jet coated headers and side exit exhaust system. Other features include 15″ pin-drive wheels, 19-gallon aluminum fuel tank, Stewart Warner gauges, Simpson belts, wood grain steering wheel, Lucas electric wipers, wind wings, black roll bars with headrests and fire extinguisher. Having just received a full service, it is ready for its next owner. Receipts and timeline history are included.


This stunning Gen 2 GTM is fully optioned with 400hp and wrapped in a polished copper finish with 3-D rivets and brushed, black stainless accents. This professionally built supercar took over 30 months to complete, with the build completed in late 2014. The car only has 700 miles since completion. The professional builders of this GTM hand selected parts such as Porsche 964 G50/52-2 turbo transmission paired to a Brandwood cable shifter and a Porsche GT2RS clutch. Keyless Go, push-button start, Factory Five air conditioning and power windows allow for some comfort. The huge APR Performance wing is needed to keep down force to the ultra-wide tires as the curb weight was kept to a minimum at 2,450 lbs. It features a 346ci 8-cylinder engine with 6-speed manual transmission.


Custom Factory Five Cobra built using a Mustang Cobra R donor vehicle. This Cobra has a reliable Ford 302 ci fuel-injected motor and 5-speed manual transmission. There are many high performance upgrades including larger Cobra R brake calipers, Ford GT40 intake manifold, larger mass air meter, upgraded injectors, long tube headers, larger throttle body and more. Fresh engine tune, added hidden AUX port/iPod player and upgraded new staggered 17″ Halibrand-style wheels with new tires. This fuel injected Cobra starts right up every time and runs and drives reliably.


Factory Five Racing and Hot Rod Magazine teamed up to build a special-edition, high-end ’33 hot rod. No expense was spared in the build of this one-of-a-kind special-edition car. It features a powder-coated chassis matched to the high-end custom two-tone metallic red and black paint with nickel-plated suspension parts and double-adjustable high-end KONI shocks. It’s equipped with Billet Specialties wheels, nickel-plated Wilwood racing brakes, Speedhut GPS gauges with Hot Rod magazine logo and #001 serial number. It’s powered by a 620 hp Ford Racing Whipple supercharged 5.0-liter Coyote Aluminator engine with 4R70W automatic transmission and full polished stainless-steel exhaust system. The hand-stitched two-tone suede interior features embossed Hot Rod magazine logo between seats and a serial number plate on center console. Finished in outstanding Sherwin Williams Automotive Finish paint, it has a street-ready soft-top and 1,350 miles since completion. This car has completed 2014 Hot Rod Power Tour. This car was featured in the November, 2013 issue of Hot Rod Magazine.

…Meanwhile, at the Russo and Steele Auction also in Scottsdale, AZ this coming weekend…

Powering this 1933 Ford Factory Five Roadster is a very special, one-of-one 472 cubic-inch GM engine equipped with Feuling Center Fire cylinder heads. Providing 461 horsepower and 556 pounds-feet of sheer pavement-melting torque, the performance of this Factory Five ’33 Roadster will match, or even overshadow that of many of today’s quickest and fastest supercars. In addition to the Feuling Center Fire aluminum head technology, the 472 is equipped with an internally balanced 4340 steel crankshaft, H-beam steel rods and custom aluminum pistons, with spent gases eliminated by a stainless exhaust system. Dynamometer testing, break-in, and blueprinting were handled by Klein Engine Performance, the famed Phoenix, Arizona specialists in operation since 1974.

Precise rack-and-pinion steering provides directional control and front underpinnings include an Indy Car-style cantilever independent coil suspension. The Yukon Gear and Axle 8.8-inch rear axle is located by a set of KONI rear coil-overs with a race-proven 4-link setup. Stopping is achieved with disc brakes all around, including 11-inch rotors and two-piston aluminum calipers up front and 10-inch rotors with single-piston aluminum calipers bringing up the rear. A GM 700R4 overdrive automatic transmission sends the power from the wicked Feuling-equipped 472 to a balanced tubular steel driveshaft. As expected, performance is stunning with the 2,350-lb vehicle clocking 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds, the quarter-mile in an estimated 11.8 seconds, while capable of stopping from 60 mph in as little as 110 feet. A stunning performer with the classic hot rod looks to match, this Factory Five ’33 Roadster is simply outstanding on all possible levels.

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    An outstanding share! I have just forwarded this onto a friend who had been conducting a little research on this. And he in fact ordered me breakfast simply because I found it for him… lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending the time to talk about this issue here on your site.

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