CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide Explains Imported American Cars

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There are many imported american cars driving on the European roads. CARFAX Europe explains how they got here as well as the best ways you can import an American car. The CARFAX Vehicle History Report is specially designed to help buyers steer clear of imported american cars which have a hidden negative history.

​Whether you’re looking for a larger selection to choose from, trying to save money on a comparable vehicle or perhaps realizing a life-long dream of owning an American car, buying and importing a car from the USA can be a worthy investment of your time and money. ... » read more
Once you have chosen and purchased your American car, the next step is making sure you have all the necessary documentation in order. Shipping a car to Europe can seem like a big undertaking. Whether you’re working through an importer or planning to organize the shipment yourself, CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide can help explain the ins and outs of the process. ... » read more
Once you have all the correct documentation in order, the next step is to get your vehicle home. You have several possibilities when transporting US cars from America to Europe. Do you prefer to ship by sea or air? CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide can help explain the benefits and costs of both options. ... » read more
Once your vehicle has been shipped, the next step in the process is customs clearance. This involves paying the necessary import tax and duty. The big question is: How much should you expect to pay? CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide will help guide you through the sometimes complicated world of European regulations, customs clearance, and import taxes. ... » read more
As soon as your newly imported car has been cleared by customs, it needs vehicle registration and license plates in order to be able to get out on the road. CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide can help get you behind the wheel of your new car as quickly as possible. Technical adaptations to meet European regulations An imported car from the U.S. frequently doesn't conform to European technical and vehicle safety regulations. To receive European approval for the vehicle, some adjustments or customizations may have to be made. In many cases, only minor technical modifications are necessary. ... » read more
If you’re interested in importing a car from the USA, CARFAX’s U.S. Import Guide provides an extensive look at the step-by-step progression – from the beginning to the end – of the process. But if you’re looking to import American classic cars, things can be somewhat different. This guide will help identify the special conditions that exist for American classic cars when importing them into Europe. ... » read more