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Vehicle import reg changes approved on 27 Nov 2018
Road Vehicle Standards Bill
~ passed 27 Nov 2018
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.
Read more about the current and future regs
Once the new regulations are released by the Govt. we will provide a full update explaining how the import scheme will operate in the future.
Here is a quick summary of the main points:
25 Year Rule will allow the import of classic and enthusiast vehicles over 25 years old
Models originally sold new in Aust will still be blocked for import BUT different "variants" will be allowed - e.g. hybrid, turbocharged, 4WD etc.
Many new hybrid, electric and kei cars will be available -
not sold new in Aust that meets the environmental criteria
Change from 18 month --> 3 month gap for release to world market means
early R35 GTR's will be eligible for import
Rare LHD vehicles won't require conversion
New inspection system should ensure higher quality standards
Yes, we can provide storage in Japan to allow advance purchase prior to import.
Fully secure, insured indoor storage with weekly start and run is available now for approx. $550 / month.
This will be most viable for rare cars or those over a certain value where market price is likely to increase over time as much / more than the storage cost.
for more details.
How to Buy from the Japan Car Auctions ?
atch a short video to see how we do it
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