1971 Nissan Skyline KGC10 coupe GT-X front right

Classic Japanese Import Cars ~ recent examples

Considering buying a Japanese classic import car and looking to Japan itself for more choice, better condition or a lower price ? Well, if you’ve not already heard, collector car prices have exploded in the last 6 to 12 months. 1970’s models in particular such as Skylines, Sprinters, Crowns, Celicas and others have in some cases quadrupled in value in…

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2003 Toyota Estima 3L Aeras S front

Toyota Estima not importable under new regulations ?

See our full Toyota Estima Import and Model Guide here. Toyota Estima Hybrid models are likely to become eligible for import under the new SEVS vehicle import regulations announced by the Aust. Govt. on 10 Feb 2016. However, current industry feeling is that these regulation changes could at the same time BLOCK standard Estima petrol models from being imported altogether. If this happens…

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AIMVIA new car import

Heightened media interest in AIMVIA this week

Following is the latest update from the Australian Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association (AIMVIA). Over the past week there has been significant media interest in AIMVIA, with print and online content backed up by radio interviews in Sydney. The tone of the initial articles suggested concern by FCAI members over proposals by the Turnbull Government to…

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R34 GTR import price 6 (small)

$200K R34 GTR MSpec NUR

This last couple of months has seen some crazy prices being paid for R34 GTR’s like this 6,000 km R34 GTR MSpec NUR which would have ended up at about $200,000 AUD on road. The R34 GTR must surely be one of the most rapidly appreciating vehicles in the world at the moment. Read our…

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Police Raids on Sydney Dealers Edward Lee Imports

Police Raids on Sydney Car Dealers for Odo Tampering

In case you’ve not seen the news… Coordinated police raids on Sydney car dealers two days ago have resulted in one dealership, “Dream Car City”, having its trading immediately suspended. Videos below show police raids on several well known Sydney dealerships, including Edward Lees Imports on Parramatta Road. Moving sale ending Feb 2016… Prophetic. Moving to another…

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Australian Vehicle Import Regulation Changes

BREAKING NEWS ~ Australian Vehicle Import Regulation Changes Announced TODAY

This morning the Govt. provided details of their plans to change the vehicle import regulations. We have briefly summarised what this will actually mean here. Under the proposed changes the NSX and other popular enthusiast models that were previously ineligible for import, as well as a wide range of new cars, will become available for road use. You…

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