Shelsley (AG Thorpe Developments)
AG Thorpe Developments was a British manufacturer of kit car automobiles and body panels .
The company from Darley Abbey in County Derbyshire began in 1979 with the modification and in 1983 with the production of automobiles and kits . The brand name was Shelsley . In 1983, he moved to Burton-upon-Trent in Staffordshire . 1985 ended production.
Between 1979 and 1985, the company offered conversion kits called Custom Spridget . These conversion kits included a new fiberglass front for Austin-Healey Sprite and MG Midget . Of these, 40 copies were sold.
The Spyder was a complete vehicle and also available as a kit . The base formed optionally the chassis by Triumph Herald or Triumph Vitesse or a lead frame including an engine of Ford or Lotus Cars . The open 1 piece fiberglass body in the style of the 1930s was similar to the former sports car of Alfa Romeo . Total in the short production time as little as five copies made.