Californian Image is the largest privately owned and operated Shipping Company of American Muscle Cars and Bikes from the USA to Australia. Our Price is all Inclusive and we will provide you with a written quote and agreement form to prove that! We can assist in helping you finalize your deal in the USA, or help with locating your American Dream Car .We offer a direct weekly container service to Brisbane.

Steps to follow in Finding, Locating Purchasing and Importing your dream Car!

  • In order to locate a Motorcycle it must have a clear title, and request a copy. If you find a bike you like, contact the seller in the USA to find out more about the bike. Make sure the bike has a clear title. If you happy with the seller and the arrangements, organise the agreed price, and request the sellers banking details to wire transfer the funds directly to his account. (This is the safest way to transfer your funds)

  • Contact Californian Image to fill out our shipping forms to process and log in your bike for shipping. You will also have to ask the seller for photos of the following. These need to be sent back to us at Enter VIN number Month and year Speedo.

  • Once the seller has cleared the funds, Californian Image can organise to pick the motorcycle up direct from the seller's door to our USA depot. You need to mark YES for pick up on the shipping form, and we will invoice you for the payment of the inland transport.

  • The following paperwork can be sent to our USA depot, which is required to ship your bike, be sure to get copies of all documents. These should be sent through FedEx. Once they have been sent, ask the seller for the tracking number and put this on your shipping form. - Original title - Bill Of Sale - Shippers export form These can be sent to our USA depot at 15501 Texaco Ave, Paramount, CA 90723

  • Insurance
    If insurance is required the cost is $375.00. For full insurance cover while your bike is in transit to Australia please contact Piranha Insurance on 07 4927 8400 or 0418 792 211
    Please find enclosed insurance information.
    Please mark YES on your shipping form to state you have organised insurance direct through Piranha insurance.

  • Loading of the motorcycle, ocne all paperwork has been lodged the bike is ready to be shipped. We load containers weekly for a direct service into Brisbane with a 4 week transit time. Please allow 1 week being loaded and on to the ship, and 1 week to unload container once it arrives.

  • Payment required
    We will invoice you for the agreed shipping price a week prior to the container landing in Brisbane. The gst invoice will be on schedule of unpacking the container.

  • Compliance
    All bikes must be standard which includes standard exhaust system the bike must meet the ADR (Australian Design Rules) in order to compliance the bikes under the Rows Scheme. Compliance will be $2500.00 and includes
    - Brand new tyres and brake pads
    - Speedo changed to KPH
    - Headlight changed to meet ADR's requirements
    - Brake fluid
    - Side reflector
    - Other additional requirments.
    Compliance will take 2-3 weeks from when the bike arrives at our premises.

  • Cost
    Shipping Motorcycle $1000.00
    Insurance $375.00
    Compliance $2500.00
    Towing to Narangba Inc. in compliance fee
    GST is calculated on the price of the motorcycle plus cost of shipping + 10%GST


Need more support? Call us (07) 3293 4055