There are plenty of great cars of all shapes and sizes right here on our doorstep, but every now and then you may feel the need to own a specific model that may not be available in the UK.

Whether that is a new model or a valuable old classic, there are a number of rules and regulations that may affect what you can and cannot bring in to the UK. Importing cars is generally thought of as an arduous process filled with financial pitfalls and uncertainties. While this may be true of any relatively complex procedure tackled without the required knowledge, in the case of car imports, the process is not quite as tricky as some might have you believe.

We cover some of the most important aspects you should consider during all stages of the importing process and armed with this knowledge you should find it all a lot less daunting.