1996 MG MG RV8 OP

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2 cars incl. 1999 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6

Just to give you some feedback on how it all went:

- condition was spot on as described right down to the little scratches on the fender

- total time was about a week longer than quoted, but given that it came in over Christmas I think that's not too bad

- total price was about $200 more than quoted

All up I'm really happy as I'm sure you know, I know I asked a million questions (you think I would have learned after the Leggy) so thanks for being patient.

- Malcolm M Sydney, Australia 2 cars incl. 1999 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6

 

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1996 MG MG RV8 OP This car was auctioned recently, and serves as a real world example of typical pricing for this model with these specifications. Want something similar? Contact us! Engine4,000cc TransmissionManual Mileage46,000 km ColourGreen Chassis type RA48A Condition/grade4

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What sort of condition was it in?

This vehicle was given a grade 4 indicating it may have been a nice condition car, however we would need to have the car inspected in person to confirm this. To learn more detailed information about car at auction we can translate the Japanese auction sheet which will say more about the features, modifications and condition of the car, and we also ALWAYS have cars inspected by someone in person to confirm this information, and get more a detailed description.


Is this car eligible for import?

Yes, this is a model which is eligible for import under the SEVS import scheme.


The details about this car have been provided by the auction house selling this vehicle, prices and details are subject to change, and J-Spec is not responsible for the accuracy of this information. All details can be confirmed if this car is looked into in greater detail.

$30,400 AUD landed and complied
Price Breakdown:
1,607,000 JPY FOB
@ 85.2 yen bank rate
= AUD $18,850 FOB
AUD $1,900 shipping
$1,350 ocean freight
$550 customs costs
AUD $950 import duty
$18,850 x 5% duty
AUD $2,100 GST
$18,850 + $2,300 x 10%
AUD $0 PCE aircon license use
No cost for J-Spec customers.
AUD $5,500 compliance
AUD $1,100 J-Spec service fee
Estimated Registration Costs
AUD $2,000 registration in VIC
$800 registration
$1,200 stamp duty
($8 per $200 vehicle value)
AUD $1,700 registration in NSW
$800 registration
$900 stamp duty
($30,400 x 3% duty)
AUD $1,850 registration in SA
$700 registration
$1,150 stamp duty
(4% x $27,400 + $60)
AUD $1,600 registration in ACT
$700 registration
$900 stamp duty
($30,400 x 3% duty)
AUD $1,900 registration in QLD
$700 registration
$1,200 stamp duty
(4% of vehicle value, less for some cars)
AUD $1,600 registration in NT
$700 registration
$900 stamp duty
($30,400 x 3% duty)
AUD $1,600 registration in TAS
$700 registration
$900 stamp duty
($30,400 x 3% duty)
Change State:
$1,600 AUD
$1,700 AUD
$1,600 AUD
$1,900 AUD
$1,850 AUD
$1,600 AUD
$2,000 AUD
estimated registration costsexcluding new tyres, if needed
Price Estimates

Any costs listed above are estimates only. Calculations are based on average importing costs and current rates. Final costs are likely to vary slightly from these prices depending on variations in exchange rates and other factors beyond our control, however these rarely are different by a significant amount. Please check with your local registration authority to confirm registration costs and stamp duty.

Exchange Rates

The current exchange rate being used is 86.7 yen however banks never trade at the listed wholesale rate. Typically banks will offer around 1.5 yen less so the rate we use for calculations today will be 85.2 yen, ensuring a realistic price estimate.