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Two cars within 12 months!

Marty Ritchie and team at Harcourts, let their cars do the talking!

As realtors, Marty Ritchie and his team at Harcourts know the importance of marketing themselves and their successes.  Why not let your car do some of the talking for you?

We sourced and imported two amazing cars for Marty this year – a BMW X5 M50d and an Audi Q7 4.2 TDI.

Yet another happy repeat client!  We couldn’t ask for more.

“Can’t believe we have purchased our second vehicle with you and Sally Roberts in less than 12 months…..oh actually yes I can because you guys are amazing and professional and totally trustworth #aboveandbeyond ???“.  Marty Ritchie, Harcourts.

Why not ask us about your next European car purchase and let’s see if importing makes sense for you.

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best dealThis week, we have been offered some great BMWs – X5, X6, M5 and a very rare  Alpina D5 Bi turbo diesel wagon.

Mercedes E63 (2013) available now

Photo by Ryan Robertson.

Our latest stock vehicle has just arrived from the UK.  More details on our Trade-me advert.

Photo was taken by Ryan Robertson.

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We imported this stunning BMW M4 Coupe (2015) earlier this year for a client, and Ryan managed to get a fantastic shot of it at the recent NZ Euro Car Club Meet.

Thanks Ryan and thanks to the owner for allowing the photo shoot!  Why not take a look at Ryan’s website and get in touch if you need any photography services.  www.ryanphotography.com.

Contact us if you are looking to buy a similar car – or another near-new European vehicle.  Vehicle searches are free for a limited period of time.  We will compare with local pricing and advise if it makes sense to import.

For Sale in UK now: 2014 Tesla Model S – 100% electric

85kw charger, VAT Qualifying, loaded with extras.

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We have just been offered a great VAT Qualifying Tesla – now for sale in the UK.

This one has a nice EV story behind it as it’s owned by a famous UK ex-a294ad31220987ccbd81e78f153eaddb radio DJ, Mark Goodier, who also has the claim to fame of being the first UK Nissan Leaf owner back [...]

Latest deal found: 2015 BMW 340i M Sport Wagon

Rare car and loaded with options - forecasted price $105k.

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340i wagon i2We came across this stunning pre-registered BMW wagon today whilst researching for another client.  The 340i replaces the older 335i and is now the fastest 3-series money can buy, short of the M3.  With 322bhp and 332 lb ft, it sounds like a sports car, with ‘pops and crackles on the overrun’ and in the mid-range ‘it’s simply devastating’.  Full review here from Car Magazine (UK).

 

This particular model is in Mineral grey metallic with black full leather interior and loaded with options including:

20 inch BMW M Performance Alloy wheels, Adaptive M Sport suspension, Automatic dimming exterior folding mirrors, [...]

New car launch: Mercedes GLS

A huge SUV to add to the line-up

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Top Gear have just reviewed Mercedes latest new car to add to the GL line-up.  The biggest yet, the GLS.  With the GLS 63 AMG heading the line-up.

Expect to be available from March 2016 in the UK and pricing around the $140k mark.

Review here.

 

 

New Car Launch: Audi RS6

600 bhp and 3.7 second 0-62mph.

If you think an Aston One-77, Ferrari F50, Lexus LFA, Mercedes SLR, Porsche Carrera GT or a Maserati MC12 are fast, then beware.  The new Audi RS6 (with optional performance pack) – could smoke them at the lights!  That’s according to Top Gear’s latest review.  The ‘Performance pack‘ upgrade yields 600bhp and 3.7-second 0-62mph time.  Pretty impressive.

Click on Read more to view the article.

 

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Photo from Top Gear review.

 

Latest deal found: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTEC AMG Sport Saloon

For just under $80k. Only 750 miles. Save over $20k on similar imports already here in NZ.

E350  Just under $80k could get this car to your door.

A 2014 E350 Bluetec AMG Sport 7G-Tronic with panoramic glass sunroof, memory pack, 360 degree camera with surround view, rear seat entertainment, 18″ AMG alloys, AMG body styling, black ash trim and in the exclusive diamond white metallic exterior colour.

Take a look on Trade-me to compare pricing – there is one more white E350 without sunroof, camera, rear entertainment, more kms, also an import and it’s priced at $99,990!

Move fast.  Contact us for more information.  sally@europeancarimports.co.nz

Library photo.  Not actual car.

New car launch and review: BMW 7 Series

Now a close rival to the Mercedes S Class

Read Autocar’s review of the new BMW 730Ld here (click on Read more at bottom of this post).

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In summary, BMW’s new flagship model shows good potential to knock the Mercedes S Class’ sizeable market share.

The “Executive Drive Pro option”, acts like Mercedes’ Magic Ride by studying the road ahead and slackening the suspension to glide over large bumps but unlike the Mercedes it can be fitted to petrol and diesel models and works at night time and in the rain.

Another feature that made me giggle was the fact that the BMW has a [...]