UK Imported 51 Percent More US Cars During Q1 2015

Posted By Alex Naumov on June 22, 2015 at 11:49 AM

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Rising classic car values continue to draw enthusiasts and investors from the United Kingdom.

During the first quarter of 2015, the UK imported 51 percent more vehicles from the US when compared to Q1 of last year. Despite an unfavorable market for US exports, over 1,800 vehicles were shipped in containers, 75 percent of which were classic cars.

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The most popular classic cars to ship to the UK: 

  • 1968 - 1977 Volkswagen Bus
  • 1960 Volkswagen Karmann
  • 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite
  • 1942 Ford GPW
  • 1942 Willy Jeep
  • 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
  • 1958 - 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL
  • 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
  • 1970 Dodge Charger
  • 1966 - 1968 Ford Mustang
  • 1962 Ford Galaxie
  • 1952 Ford F100
  • 1959 Ford F250
  • 1958 Chevrolet Belair
  • 1970 - 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1
  • 1916 - 1922 Ford Model T
  • 1957 - 1958 Chevrolet Impala
  • 1965 Pontiac GTO
  • 1956 Chevrolet Camaro
  • 1959 Triumph TR3
  • 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia
  • 1959 Chevrolet Corvette C1
  • 1960 Chevrolet Corvette
  • 1959 Chevrolet Pickup 3100
  • 1954 Porsche 356
  • 1967 Austin Cooper
  • 1963 Jaguar E-Type
  • 1969 Chevrolet C10
  • 1969 - 1970 Porsche 911
  • 1972 Jaguar XKE

The most popular new cars to ship to the UK: 

  • 2015 Jeep Wrangler
  • 2015 Ford Mustang
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger
  • 2015 Chevrolet Corvette

To view data on international car shipping download our complete Q1 2015 US car export report for free.

 

Topics: Car Shipping, Europe, United Kingdom, Classic Cars, Market Trends




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