Pain in Spain

I’m thinking of buying a car in the UK and bringing it down to Spain as I have a house there. Are there any auctions in the UK specifically for LHD cars?

Asked on 1 August 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
No. There aren't many LHD cars in the UK anyway and the only way they are cheap is if they are distress sales. You might find some of them on www.autotrader.co.uk Specialist dealers have to import them from mainland Europe at unfavourable mainland Europe prices. There are some new laws concerning residency for taxation purposes that may prevent you from registering the car to your Spanish house. It’s worth getting hold of "Motoring in Spain” THIRD EDITION (ISBN No. 978-84-611-9278-6), by Brian J Deller. More at www.spainvia.com/motoringinspain.htm
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