JA­SON GIB­SON’S CAR CV

His list of cars are Ital­ian ef­fer­ves­cence meets Ger­man so­lid­ity head on

Classic Cars (UK) - - The List -

FORD CORTINA MKIII

‘Not sporty, but prac­ti­cal and re­li­able. Easy to work on with acres of room in that engine bay – I wish to­day’s cars were as sim­ple to tin­ker with.’

FIAT STRADA 105TC

‘Not quite the Abarth 130TC but still great and my first Fiat with the Lam­predi de­signed twin­cam engine. Still not sure why I sold it.’

FIAT 124 CS SPI­DER

‘My dad spe­cialised in restor­ing th­ese beau­ties, and ‘Kylie’ was one of his finest. When the owner was sell­ing it I had to have it; I begged, bor­rowed and stole to get the funds and we spent 13 glo­ri­ous years to­gether, un­til an engine bay fire took the love of my life.’

PORSCHE 928 S2

‘My first Porsche and, as with all of my cars, it was used as my daily driver for the three years I owned it. A bit heavy on V-power (other fu­els are avail­able) but worth every penny. A car that I had to look back at every time I walked away.’

PORSCHE 911 (993)

‘Sadly only owned for a year, but still man­aged around 12k glo­ri­ous miles. A won­der­ful car with power and han­dling to match. I bought a Fiat Tipo to use for short trips, but it ended up mouldy with just 50 miles cov­ered that year.’

PORSCHE 924S

‘I didn’t re­ally want a 924. I was run­ning my lo­cal Porsche En­thu­si­asts Club and was short of funds. A fel­low mem­ber lent me the money to buy it. It’s fan­tas­tic, great han­dling and bal­ance, and 50 times the car I thought it’d be.’

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