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Welcome to the Gilbern Owners Club Website

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 – June

Another one form the Archives this month.

This image shows Tony Raylor in the Spring of 1970 in his recently completed Invader IN.1029.

The photo was taken on a snowy alpine pass in the French Alps.

Tony was busy leaning the route of the 1970 Tulip Rally which he took part in later in the year in car number 62, a Ford Escort Twin Cam.

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.

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