FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Costs will vary depending on the country you wish to import to, freight costs, import duties and compliance/registration costs.  Check out our import guides for more information.
Different countries have different regulations for cars that can be imported.  Please check out our import guides for information specific to your country.  We also have listed some popular cars for importing to USA, Australia & Germany.
Timeframes for shipping to your nearest port will vary based on the shipping schedules/routes.  Typically most cars arrive at their destination port within 6-12 weeks after the auction.
It depends on the country you are importing to, but typically the answer is yes.  There may be restrictions on the type of vehicles that can be brought in, so it is best to check with the local authorities.
It depends!  You need to consider what sort of car you are after, and your reasons for importing it.  If you are simply after a ‘cheap’ car, then importing may not be right for you.

If you are after a unique vehicle, or always dreamed about owning a legendary JDM sports car, then importing directly from Japan is a great option!

Start by reading our information on the buying process, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
We’d recommend reading our buying process, as well as the import guide for your country.
This will depend on the country you are importing to.  The USA has a general rule that the vehicle needs to be over 25 years old, whereas Australia has a ‘pre-1989’ rule, as well as a Special & Enthusiast Vehicle Scheme.

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