This site is dedicated to Gilbern Cars and the Owners Club that serves Gilbern enthusiasts based in the United Kingdom, Europe and all around the world.
We hope that you will find it informative and easy to use.
Picture of the Month – February
The Year of the Dragon
The Chinese new year on 10th Feb brought us into the Year of the Dragon. This is surely a good omen for all things Gilbern in 2024!
Gilbern were always very proud of their Welsh heritage and adopted the Dragon logo with the introduction of the Genie Model in 1966.
Over the remaining years of production the Dragon appeared in various guises on car badges, publicity and promotional media. It was also included in the Gilbern Owners Club logo and has crept into much of the folklore and published articles on the marque.
Gilberns will be on display on March 2nd at the Swansea Bus & Transport Museum.
Please visit the Gallery pages to view more images of Gilbern cars from events around the country.
About the Club
The Gilbern Owners Club was founded in 1969 by Martin Ingall, our President, when the cars were still in production. In November 1979, with the expansion of the Club’s activities, it was decided to incorporate the Club as a company limited by guarantee.
The Gilbern is a specialist car that attracts people who are interested in the vehicle they drive. Experience with other makes where the manufacturer has ceased production shows the importance of an owners’ club in the maintenance of the marque. Without this interest and support, the general condition of the cars may decline and spares may become harder to find, with a consequent potential drop in the value of the cars.
Our objective is to ensure the continued existence of Gilbern cars by encouraging interest and enthusiasm in the marque. We provide a range of technical services and organise activities and motoring events to bring together Gilbern Owners and enthusiasts.
One of the Club’s major objectives is to ensure that no shortage of parts occurs which would render a member’s car un-roadworthy or unusable. With the help of a wide range of suppliers, we have been very successful and most essential components are available.
A monthly magazine, Welsh Rarebit, together with this website are the main forms of communication with our members.