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Grey IMport and insurance.

Lerxt

Active Member
Feb 21, 2014
1,008
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Australia
I’m coming back to Australia to live after a while away and I’m thinking of bringing my MS 2014 back.
I’m interested if anyone has experience of getting comprehensive insurance on a grey import MS? Can anyone recommend a company that’s worth talking to about insurance?
 

Lerxt

Active Member
Feb 21, 2014
1,008
132
Australia
Tesla sent me an info sheet with what to expect. They won’t insure it, I’ll have to take it into them to get connectivity established. No guarantee of autopilot working. Pretty unreasonable given I was an early adopter.
Problem with selling and buying again is cars are really hard to sell in HK as no one buys second hard cars at the best of times. In addition since everyone is bailing out of HK there are lots of vehicles on the market.

I paid no tax on my car when I bought it so it was cheap for a Tesla. I’m living in Victoria soon and their (and Australia’s) tax and lack of incentives are frankly horrifying.
 
cars are really hard to sell in HK as no one buys second hard cars at the best of times

You are in a fortunate position to be able to parallel import a Tesla under the
I'd like to see your sums for cost of importing, given the values are depressed in HK and overinflated at least on the private/dealer market in OZ. The $ might make sense to import.

As for Grey Import Insurance you could start at Imported Car Insurance - Compare standard and specialist insurers
 

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