‘Thorp’ Category

  1. John Thorpe’s 2nd version

    July 26, 2020 by Jaap Dienaar

    A beautiful early nitro Pancar produced by the legendary Mr. John Thorpe; a true pioneer for RC-cars in the USA.
    This model is currently in the care of Mr. Christophe Seux from France.

  2. John Thorp Pan Car

    July 30, 2016 by Jaap Dienaar

    Authentic John Thorp Pan Car 1/8 Last Aluminum Version Dual Disk Brake

    John Thorp of Thorp Manufacturing was famous for groundbreaking ideas at his 1/8 nitro cars since the early days of RC car history. He was an early pioneer who started as an slot car racer. As soon as John saw an RC car, he was hooked. He began producing RC cars, coincidentally known as Thorps.