American Classic Imports is the largest privately owned and operated Shipping Company of American Muscle Cars and Bikes from the USA to Australia. Our Price is all Inclusive and we will provide you with a written quote and agreement form to prove that! We can assist in helping you finalise your deal in the USA, or help with locating your American Dream Car.

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Steps to follow in Finding, Locating, Purchasing and Importing your dream Car!

  • To locate aVehicle you must have a clear title, you can request a copy. If you find a vehicle you like, contact the seller in the USA to find out more about the car. Make sure the vehicle has a clear title . If you are happy with the seller and arrangements, organise the agreed price and request the sellers banking details to Wire Transfer the funds directly to his/her account. (This is the safest way to transfer your funds)

  • Contact the team at American Classic Imports to fill out our shipping forms so we can process and log in your vehicle for shipping. In these forms we will send you a Shipping form, an authority form and an asbestos form.

  • Every Vehicle requires an Import approval Application from Canberra, this cost - $65.00 and the following paperwork is required - Bill of Sale - Photo of the vehicle - List of modifications - Photocopy of your ID or passport

  • Once the seller has cleared funds, American Classic Imports can organise to pick the vehicle up direct from your sellers door to our USA depot. You need to mark YES for pick up on the shipping form and we will invoice you for payment of the inland transport.

  • The following paperwork can be sent to our USA depot, which is required to ship your vehicle - Original Title - Bill of Sale - These can also be sent to our USA depot at
    Californian Image USA 15501 Texaco Ave. Paramount, CA 90723

  • Insurance
    Please contact Piranha Insurance on 07 4927 8400 or 0418 792 211. Mark YES on your shipping form to state you have organised insurance direct through Piranha Insurance.

  • Loading of the vehicle , once all paperwork has been lodged the car is ready to be shipped. Please allow 1 week to be loaded and on the ship , and a week to unload the container once it arrives.

  • Payment required
    We will invoice you for the agreed shipping price a week prior to the container arriving. The gst invoice will be issued on schedule of unpacking the container.

  • Compliance
    All Vehicles prior to 1982 require a L01 and L02 Compliance, once your vehicle has cleared Customs, we can carry out the compliance for you, so the vehicle will be ready for registration .

  • Cost
    Shipping medium size car - $3000.00 Shipping large Vehicle - $3,400.00 - $4,000.00 Import Approval - $65.00
    Compliance 4 seater - $1250.00 Towing to Narangba for Compliance - $110.00 GST is calculated on the price of the vehicle plus shipping cost = 10% GST

Need more support? Call us, Shane 0414 373 217