We’ve already provided tips on importing your car to Australia however once you’ve got your car onto Aussie soil you’ll need to obtain Import car insurance to drive the thing.
Import Car Insurance in Australia is a little different to the car insurance you’d buy for domestic vehicles.
You see with insurance for imported cars, the cost is generally higher as they are manufactured to meet the standards of their country of origin, and may need to be modified to meet legal requirements within Australia before they can even hit the road.
Modifications will always increase the cost of car insurance, as it is more difficult for insurers to determine their value. Some of these modifications, particularly modifications to Japanese imports are performance modifications which often results in the cars reaching higher speeds than domestic vehicles. […]