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Japan car owner history examples

Japan Car Owner History

Full Japan car owner history is now available through Japan Car History Check (JCHC). JCHC provides a range of great services to protect buyers of Japanese car imports worldwide. In addition to Japanese car auction and registration records, JCHC can supply comprehensive Japan car owner history – this is a full list of registration events from new right up to export. Japan Car Owner History O...

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June 15, 2019 / General News
1996 R33 GTR VSPEC N1 1

1996 R33 GTR VSPEC N1

This RARE 1996 R33 GTR VSpec N1 (V-Spec Series 2 N1 #20/21) – sold today at USS Tokyo auction for 4,005,000 JPY (approx. $66,000 landed in Australia @ 75 Yen to the dollar). Graded 3 most likely due to general corrosion in various places and the rust holes in the right side step and right rear wheel arch… VIN: BCNR33-024522. ...

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June 6, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
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TINY Japan car park space

Think YOUR carpark space is tight ? We came across this one while in Japan last week. Parking space costs more than the van ! 😀 The easiest way to monitor auction vehicles in Japan – Set up FREE auction alerts to receive daily email updates....

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May 16, 2019 / General News

Import Nissan Leaf Gen 2 to Australia

Be the first to import Nissan Leaf Gen 2 to Australia – the 40kW 2017 to 2019 model (AZE1) was added to the SEVS eligible import list on 9 May 2019. Eligible import date range is 2 Oct 2017 to 25 April 2019 (Nissan Australia is approved to sell them new after 25 April 2019). Secondhand and new Gen 2 Leaf’s are available for import providing they were built within this date range. A sam...

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April 24, 2019 / Australian Compliance, General News, Hybrid electric
Nissan Note ePower Nismo (E12) 1

Nissan Note ePOWER import now for Aust

The January 2016 to current model Nissan Note ePower hybrid electric (HE12) is now available for import to Australia. A range of factory options are available including the sporty NISMO version featured above. The ePower petrol-electric hybrid technology is Nissan’s transition stage towards fully electric vehicles (EV’s). View more specifications and pictures for the Nissan Note ePower...

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March 26, 2019 / General News, Hybrid electric
Nissan Fuga HYBRID front

Nissan Fuga HYBRID now eligible for import

The 2010 to current model Nissan Fuga HYBRID 3.5L (HY51) / Infiniti M35h is now eligible for import to Australia. Skyline sedan’s big brother. Featured here with Aimgain VIP GT bodykit. Power rated at 268 kW at 1840kg = 145.65 kW per tonne. 0 – 100 in approx. 5.2 sec. Fuel economy ~ 5L / 100 km. Prices from about $20K to $50K complied depending on year, spec and km – please cont...

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March 21, 2019 / Australian Compliance, General News
2002 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR VSPEC2 NUR 1

2002 R34 GTR VSPEC2 NUR Sells for $287K complied

This 2002 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR VSPEC2 NUR (Nür #161/1003; V-Spec II Nür #120/718) with just 4,170 km was sold at USS Tokyo auction on 14 March 2019. VIN: BNR34-403071. It sold for around the 16,400,000 Yen FOB mark, or approx. $287,000 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (@ 78.3 Yen to the dollar and including LCT). Low km and rare model examples like this are very attractive ...

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March 14, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
Import Honda NSX under 25 Year Rule

Import Honda NSX under 25 Year Rule

Want to import Honda NSX to Australia under the 25 Year Rule and not sure where to start ? YES – The new 25 Year Rule has been confirmed and will allow the import of vehicles – including the NSX – that are over 25 years old, from 10 December 2019. This means ANY 1994 built and older vehicle at that point will be allowed for import (other than buses, trucks etc.) including R32 GT...

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March 6, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, Import Regulations
Good News new import regulation

Import Regulations 2019 RELEASED

So, the new import regulations 2019 were finally released with some major improvements bound to put a grin on enthusiasts’ faces. YES – We have secure indoor storage available now for anyone wanting to get a jump on the market prior to 10 December 2019, which is only 10 months away and will be on us before we know it. Bear in mind that some classics may take months to source so it̵...

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February 27, 2019 / Australian Compliance, Classic cars, General News, Import Regulations
2014 Nissan Leaf X Gen 2

2014 Nissan Leaf X Gen 1 available now

This vehicle has now been sold – thank you for your enquiries. This 2014 Nissan Leaf X Generation 1 fully electric vehicle with 84,713 km is available through one of our agents for 802,000 Yen FOB. Non-smoker’s car with cruise control, heated seats and almost 80% battery health. The final price for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne would be approx. $16,900 complied in Australia, plus ty...

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February 25, 2019 / General News
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Low km EVO 6 GSR Collector Car

This blue EVO 6 GSR with just 38,100 km was auctioned and SOLD at USS Tokyo on 21 February 2019 for 2.25 million Yen FOB. The final price was equivalent to approx. $36,800 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (@79 Yen to the dollar). VIN: CP9A-0104022. Low km examples like this are very attractive to collectors and usually sell for well above average market price. Grade 4 B. Pai...

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February 22, 2019 / Classic cars, General News
1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GTR VSPEC II N1 016

RARE 1994 R32 GTR VSPEC II N1 Sells for $217K

This RARE 1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GTR VSPEC II N1 (#21 of 63) with just 32,680 km was inspected for a client at USS Tokyo auction on 21 February 2019. VIN: BNR32-310531. View full auction inspection pictures and details for this 1994 R32 GTR VSPEC II N1 It sold for around the 12,700,000 Yen FOB mark, or approx. $217,000 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (@ 79 Yen to the dollar a...

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February 22, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
Honda Civic Type R FD2 3

Import Honda Civic Type R FD2 under New SEVS

Lots of interest lately in the 2007 – 2010 Honda Civic Type R FD2 and whether this model will be eligible for import to Australia under the new SEVS from December 2019. The Honda Civic Type R FD2 was a relatively rare model with approx. 13,000 units made during the above year range. So, will it be eligible for import under the new SEVS criteria ?  This model was not sold new in Australia...

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February 21, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, Import Regulations
Red EVO 6 TME 6

Red EVO 6 TME sells for $74K complied

This collectible Red EVO 6 TME with 70,328 km was auctioned and SOLD at USS Tokyo today for 4.6 million Yen. The final price was equivalent to approx. $74,000 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (@79 Yen to the dollar). VIN: CP9A-0202394. Grade 4 B with records mentioned. Paintwork appeared a little faded on the body and fresher on the bonnet. ...

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February 21, 2019 / Classic cars, General News
Pea Car

New Hybrid & Electric Import Options

Thanks to some pre-emptive changes ahead of the new SEVS regulations which will apply from 10 December this year, we can now import a growing range of secondhand and new hybrid and electric vehicles. Australia is lagging well behind most other high carbon footprint countries on reforming the transport sector to combat climate change, so the new regulations are a very welcome step in the right dire...

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February 15, 2019 / General News, Import Regulations
2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR white 1

2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR $270K+

This 2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR with just 22,930 km was auctioned and SOLD at USS Tokyo today. The final price was equivalent to over $270,000 complied in Australia. BNR34-403589 (Nür #606/1003; V-Spec II Nür #440/718). Grade 5 A, it was in as new condition. This same vehicle was advertised by gtnet.co.jp and auctioned in 2016. ...

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January 31, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
New Import Regulations waiting

New Import Regulations UPDATE

This seems to be dragging on doesn’t it ? Here’s the latest on the new import regulations which are set to apply from 10 December 2019. 10 days ago we requested an update from the Govt. – today we received the reply which you can read in full below. But first, bear in mind that the Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018 that was passed into law last year deals only with top level ma...

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January 24, 2019 / General News, Import Regulations
1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R VSPEC 2

1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R VSPEC 2 $110K

This 1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R VSPEC 2 with just 41,500 km was sold at USS Tokyo auction today. Collector GTR’s are still out there but are now fetching some serious money. The sold price for this one was equivalent to approx. $110,000 complied in Australia (@ 77.5 Yen to the dollar), plus tyres and on road costs. BNR32-312209 (V-Spec II #918/1306). Grade 4.5 B, August 1994 build, KL0 ...

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January 17, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR 4

2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR $300K+

This 2002 R34 GT-R VSPEC 2 NUR with just 17,160 km was auctioned at USS Tokyo today, but passed in – unsold. The passed in price was equivalent to over $307,000 complied in Australia, yet this was still not enough for the seller to let it go. BNR34-402931 (Nür #34/1003; V-Spec II Nür #25/718). Grade 5 A, it was in as new condition. ...

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January 17, 2019 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
Royal Assent

New Import Regulations START – 10 Dec 2019

OK, the date is set. The Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018 received Royal Assent on 10 Dec 2018. There is now a 12 month transition period to allow businesses to adjust and new management structures to be put in place. This Bill forms the skeleton of the new laws. The important detail on actual operation will be in the Regulations which have not yet been released. We will update again once this hap...

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December 11, 2018 / Australian Compliance, General News, Import Regulations
New Vehicle Import Regulations Passed

New Import Regulations PASSED

The new vehicle import regulations we have all been waiting for were finally passed by the Aust. Govt. yesterday… after 5 long years. At last, Australian consumers will have a greater choice of vehicles at lower prices including low emissions options What happens next ? There is a 12 month period before the new regulations will apply. The old scheme will be phased out over the next 2 years. ...

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November 28, 2018 / General News, Import Regulations
1972 GT-R KPGC10

1972 GT-R KPGC10 sold for $224K

The original. 1972 GT-R KPGC10. This RARE and CLASSIC 1972 Nissan Skyline KPGC10 GTR was sold at USS Tokyo auction in Japan on 22 November 2018 for over 13,700,000 YEN FOB. Unknown total km and colour change to red. This model had very limited production numbers so prices have been rising fast in recent years just like any other collectible car. ...

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November 23, 2018 / Classic cars, General News, GTR
Japan Import Car Factory Recall Check your car

Japan Import Car Factory Recall Check

Japan Import Car Factory Recall – how to check if your imported Japanese car has any outstanding factory recalls. You can use the Japanese manufacturer recall pages below to check whether your Japan import car is affected by any factory recall including the very serious Takata airbag recall. If you own a Japanese car that was imported secondhand, the factory recall check pages for your count...

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November 17, 2018 / General News
Toyota Harrier Hybrid front rear

Toyota Harrier Hybrid available for import

Compliance is now available for the Toyota Harrier hybrid (AVU65W) from January 2013 right up to current models. The Toyota Harrier is a mid-sized SUV crossover with the 2AR-FXE 2.5L hybrid power plant producing 267kW. 2013 to current Toyota Harrier Hybrid (AVU65W) – More Import Information Secondhand import is possible for any Harrier hybrid built from January 2013 onward.  With 250+ Toyo...

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October 29, 2018 / Australian Compliance, General News
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