1993 Mazda FD3S RX-7 auction

Early FD3S RX-7 Prices Skyrocketing

The USA market has been hot for any early 90’s Japanese vehicles since their 25 Year Rule first started allowing the unrestricted import of RHD vehicles several years ago. This has combined with worldwide demand that is recognising the historic value of these models, and appeal that has never waned for driver’s across 3 generations…

Luxury Car Tax threshold increase

Luxury Car Tax Limits Raised

The Luxury Car Tax (LCT) threshold on imported cars has been raised on regular cars for the 2018 / 19 financial year – but oddly NOT for fuel-efficient vehicles. In fact, the LCT threshold for fuel-efficient vehicles has only been lifted $526 between 2010 to 2018 as can be seen in the following table. The…

MR-2 Import Prices SW20

Where are MR-2 Import Prices Heading ?

MR-2 import prices are heading rapidly upwards (like all other classic Japanese turbo cars up to the early 2000’s). This is one of the models we receive enquiries for every week so demand is strong. They will become eligible for import to Australia by mid to late 2019 under import regulation changes currently in progress.…

2000 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR VSpec Bayside Blue right front

2000 R34 GTR VSpec in blue

What does a low km 2000 R34 GTR VSpec in bayside blue cost ? Basically, more every time one comes up for auction. View the full auction inspection pics and details for this 50,587 km 2000 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR VSpec in blue which sold today for 7.65 million Yen FOB or approx. $121,800 complied. Very few…

EVO 5 yellow

EVO 5 Prices

Like all other classic Japanese models, the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 5 has jumped in price in recent years as collectors target the best, low km examples and supply has dwindled in Japan. You can use the Auctions page of our website to research the price and availability of any model. This provides a sense of…

Shipping costs rise

Shipping Costs Rise Due to Fuel Prices

Shipping lines have implemented an “emergency bunker surcharge” this month in response to a rapid surge in fuel prices. According to a local customer advisory issued by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) last week, fuel prices have risen by over 30% this year and almost 70% since last June, with the cost in Europe exceeding US$442…

1976 Mazda RX 3 Savanna left front

1976 Mazda RX 3 Savanna Available Now

This 1976 Mazda RX 3 Savanna S124AB showing 64,587 km is currently available through a specialist classic car dealer in Japan called Classic House Vintage. The rotary-powered Mazda RX 3 has skyrocketed in value in recent years and is now highly sought after by collectors worldwide. This one lists “price on application” – we contacted…