1972 Gilbern Invader Mk3

Lot Number 135

1972 Gilbern Invader Mk3

A very smart Mk 3 Invader, the Welsh car company's final design.

  • Sold for: £10,688

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 19th March | 10.30am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Red
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    SYC 453L
  • ODOMETER READING
    87000 Miles

SUMMARY

A very smart Mk 3 Invader, the Welsh car company's final design.

DESCRIPTION

  • The Mk3 Invader, re-engineered to take all Ford components including the complete Cortina MkIII front subframe, appeared in September 1972
  • It was powered by an upgraded version of the Essex 3.0-litre from the sporty Ford Capri 3000GT
  • Only 200 of these final cars are believed to have been built. This is #084. First reg 31/12/1972
  • Upgraded driver and passenger seat. Recent alloy wheel refurbishment. 1970’s ‘dixie’ air horns
  • Owners’ handbook, original sales brochure, full folder of receipts, old MOTs and numerous invoices

 

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
135
Make
GILBERN
Model
INVADER MK3
Registration Number
SYC 453L
Chassis Number
M30084
Engine Number
10D178
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
Red

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

97 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Very good. refurbished alloy (minilite) wheels

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Replacement front seats. all complete everything working but dash board veneer cracked.

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

electronic ignition fitted. no leaks. superb

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Vehicle History

Remarks

Invoice pack showing purchases and work carried out.


Restoration Notes

Over its life time it has ongoing restoration

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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Richard.

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