Classic Entries

1953 Delahaye 235 MS with Coachwork by Henri Chapron

1953 Delahaye 235 MS
by Henri Chapron

1977 Laverda 1000 V6 Prototype

1977 Laverda 1000
V6 Prototype

1981 Maserati Merak 3000 SS

1981 Maserati Merak
3000 SS

2017 Magni MV Agusta Filo Rosso

2017 Magni MV Agusta
Filo Rosso

Recently Sold

Laverda Museum - Cor Dees Motorcycle Collection

Laverda Motorcycles
Museum Collection

1999 Isdera Commendatore 112i

1999 Isdera
Commendatore 112i

1992 Lancia Hyena Zagato

1992 Lancia Hyena
Zagato

Lamborghini Miura SV engine

Lamborghini
Miura SV

Classic Car Import from the USA and other overseas countries

When importing a car from overseas countries such as the USA, Japan, Australia, etc. to the European Union, you will normally have to pay 10% customs duty plus your local VAT on the amount stated in the sales contract.

In some European countries however, special rules apply to vintage vehicles. In the United Kingdom you only have to pay 5% on the billed amount on cars older than 25 years, and in France 5,5% for cars older than 30 years. We therefor advice you to register the car in the name of a private party in the UK or France, from which you would then officially purchase it without any additional cost.

This procedure is entirely legal, since it is based on European legislation. And by the way, this is the standard routine that international auction houses like Coys, Bonhams, Christies or RM auctions apply.

Classic Car Import from Switzerland or Norway (EFTA countries)

When importing a car from Switzerland to the European Union, the general 10% customs duty won't apply. You don't pay any customs duties under condition that the purchased vehicle was built in one off the member states of the European Union. For this you have to provide a Movement Certificate EUR.1, which you can obtain at a Swiss customs office, in order to prove the origin of the car.

In consequence, everything you have to pay is the VAT in your country, according to the billed amount.

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