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Re: Importing Laguna Coupe from France or Germany

There are a number of changes that would be present - the dash will be in metric, and the headlights would need replacing, before the car could be re-registered. You would also need to obtain a certificate of conformity.

The balance of the manufacturer's warranty would remain.

Personally, I would advise against this step, as LHD-specific parts will be delayed. The insurance will be higher (as its a 'grey import' and the driver is seated on the wrong side) - plus, it will be worth a lot less when it's time to sell on.

I would contact a broker who can search dealer stock for a RHD version, as even if it's a 1000 or more expensive, it will be worth the investment to avoid the hassle & costs on the longer-term.



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