Import your own motorcycle from 2018 shipping direct

How will direct importing affect riders?

Ducati is the latest manufacturer to announce it will take over the direct import of its bikes into Australia from local company NF Importers next year. It follows a similar announcement by KTM/Husqvarna earlier this year and Harley-Davidson about 15 years ago. From next year there will be 11 direct importing manufacturers in our market …

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Braaap Wholesale faces import penalty

Small-capacity motorcycle wholesale business Braaap Wholesale has gone into liquidation and faces penalties over breaching import regulations. Braaap Wholesale is the wholesale arm of Braaap Motorcycles which is still operating. (UPDATE: The company was fined $25,000 on March 19.) Braaap founder and Braaap Wholesale director Brad Smith and general manager Toby Wilkins pleaded guilty in Launceston …

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Import your own motorcycle from 2018 shipping direct

Motorcycle importing changes in 2018

Importing a motorcycle for your own use will be a little easier from next year, although the exchange rate and last-minute changes to the rules could dampen your enthusiasm. Last year the Federal Government changed the personal importing rules. Riders will be able to import a new motorcycle or other vehicle from January 1 without having …

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