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R35 GTR – we are receiving a lot of enquiries regarding if / when this model can be imported to Australia as a normal road use vehicle, so here’s an update.
Quick Answers –
2007 – Feb 2009 R35 GTR models should be OK to import to Aust. from about mid-2019 onwards under the new SEVS (based on our interpretation of the Govt. info to date)
Indicative price range is from $52K (80,000 km) to $65K (20,000 km) complied (at 88 Yen to the dollar).
LCT does not apply at this price level.
What will those $$ get you ?
Real examples sold in Japan in the last 3 months:
2008 NISSAN R35 GTR Premium Edition 74,000 km, modified, $61,000 complied.
2008 NISSAN R35 GTR Black Edition 17,000 km, $64,700 complied.
2008 NISSAN R35 GTR Premium Edition 26,000 km, $59,500 complied.
2008 NISSAN R35 GTR Black Edition 81,000 km, $51,500 complied.
Numbers available in Japan ?
On average approx. 12 x R35 GTR’s of this build range go through the Japanese auctions each week – and perhaps only 8 of these would be suitable for SEVS import.
Numbers will decrease as time goes on. Yes – demand from Aust. will most likely increase the auction prices to some extent – but it is too early to tell what impact this will have.
Yes – we will be offering storage in Japan next year for those wanting to buy cars in advance of the import regulation changes.
Cost will depend on storage type / security – based on initial discussions with our agents we anticipate this will range from about $300 / month.
PLEASE NOTE – we are waiting on the new import laws to pass through Parliament by about mid-2018 (best guess).
A further update will be provided in 2018 once the related import regulations have been finalised and we can be 100% certain about import eligibility for the R35 GTR and other models – that will be the time to place your order / confirm storage cost if you want one.
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