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Article Reader's restored car
Publication Practical Classics January 2006
Reader's restored car - Building a Gilbern Invader MkII at 21 takes balls -especially when it's not yours.  To inherit it as a wreck 28 years later and do the job all over again is gloriously insane.  Roger Ashelford reveals how and why he did it.
Article On Your Marques - Gilbern
Publication Practical Classics March 2003
On Your Marques - Gilbern. Here be dragons. Founded by a pork butcher and an ex-POW plastics engineer, Gilbern built some naughty little creatures in its time. Nigel Boothman looks back at Wales’ little wonder.
Article Buyers Datafile - GIlberns
Publication Practical Classics December 2000
Buyers Datafile - GIlberns - Sporting four seaters that offer performance and practicality.  Russ Smith asks about leeks.
Article Space Invader - Gilbern Invader
Publication Classics Monthly September 2011
Space Invader - Gilbern Invader - This underrated Gilbern offers plenty of performance in a practical body - and it won't break the bank.
Article The underdog
Publication Classics Monthly February 2009
The underdog- One Gilbern, three Scimitars.  Will the Reliant crowd warm to the Welsh wonder?  Gilbern Invader MkII Estate, Relian Scimitar GTE.
Article Space rockets
Publication Classic & Sports Car June 2005
Space rockets - Reliant’s Scimitar GTE was first, the Gilbern Invader soon followed but, as Andrew Noakes finds, these sporting estates are very different animals to drive.
Article Road Test - Gilbern Invader
Publication Classic Car Weekly 6 January 2005
Road Test - Gilbern Invader - Cars built from 1969-74.  Two-door coupé bodies and three-door estates.  Front-engined, rear-wheel-drive.  2994cc V6 Ford engine.
Article Thinking of Buying....A Gilbern?
Publication Classic Car Mart April 2004
Thinking of Buying....A Gilbern? Ted Purcell Welsh Rarebit - The Gilbern.
Article Classics March 2002 pg 44
Publication Classics March 2002
The same difference? The Marcos 3 litre and Gilbern Invader both have GRP bodies, spaceframe chassis and Ford V6 powerplants yet visually they are very different beasts. Tim Morgan tries the two out in a bid to discover their similarities.
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