Hi, this is my first post here so please excuse me if it's off topic (being about an Ape), but this forum seems very active and I have high hopes of someone being able to help me out here
Anyway, I am in Italy for the rest of July and have started to become very intrigued by all the Apes driving around. I would absolutely love to get one back home. My problem is that I can't find any specifics on this, and I would imagine that the process for importing a Vespa isn't much different.
What I would like to know is:
How much should I be paying for a decent 50cc Ape? Don't care much about the year, just want something that is reasonably priced.
What are the shipping costs?
Duties, taxes, any other fees?
How long does it take?
Can I get one licensed? (I live in Montreal)
I also have plenty of family and friends here, and speak Italian so getting it to a port shouldn't be a problem.
If anyone has imported any other vehicle overseas, I would love to hear about your experience!