How to Prevent Roadkill: Avoid Roadkill damage

Television wants you to believe that roadkill is something to be celebrated. There is always a show somewhere teaching you how to cook the animals that you accidentally kill while driving on the highway. However, the reality of the matter is that roadkill can be dangerous. When your vehicle collides head-on with a deer, as […]

Should you Choose Diesel or Petrol when Buying an Exjap?

The diesel vs petrol question has been around for quite some time. However, when it comes to exjaps, the question becomes even more pertinent. When buying a car from Japan via Be Forward or any of the other popular used Japanese car websites, one of the questions that you are likely to ask yourself is, […]

Should I buy a left hand drive used Japanese Car?

I was recently going through the diesel car stock list on Be Forward and came across a number of interesting cars. Diesel cars are, for reasons that I outline in this article, in great demand in Zimbabwe and other African countries. Indeed, so big is the demand that it can be difficult to find a […]

Checklist for Buying Ex-Japs over the Internet

There are a number of things that you need to take into consideration when buying a used Japanese vehicle over the internet. This is something on which we have previously dwelt in-depth on this platform. A car is a big investment, and can tie up your income for a number of years. It’s important, therefore […]

What is Meant by 3rd Party Insurance Cover?

Once you have purchased your ex-jap and have had it shipped to Zimbabwe, you will discover that you  need to pay insurance for your car every term. Indeed, all vehicles on Zimbabwe’s roads are mandated to have insurance cover. The most popular form of vehicle insurance cover for motorists in Zimbabwe is what is referred […]

Should you Hire a Clearing Agent when Importing an Exjap?

Is there need for a clearing agent when importing a used car to Zimbabwe from Japan? This, undoubtedly, is a question that you will be confronted with when it comes to importing a used Japanese car to Africa. Is it necessary for your to hire a clearing agent? Can you do the clearing on your […]

How to Get Police Clearance for an Ex-Jap in Zimbabwe

If you have recently purchased a new, used vehicle from Japan, you will have discovered that one of the steps that you need to take as part of the registration process is get police clearance. This is something that ZIMRA demands. A while back, a colleague and I got into an argument over whether or […]

Difference Between Driving a Sedan and an SUV

I recently had occasion to drive both an SUV and a sedan within the space of a few weeks, and can help you get a rough idea of the difference between driving a sedan and an SUV. The transition from one type of vehicle to the other has itself been an interesting one, something that […]

Motor Vehicle Registration Requirements in Zimbabwe

Now that your car has arrived in Zimbabwe after the long journey from Japan, you may be wondering about the motor vehicle registration requirements that apply in Zimbabwe. If you are still wondering at what vehicle to buy, check out the stock that’s on Be Forward. You are guaranteed to get whatever it is that […]

Best Mileage on a Used Japanese Vehicle

Generally speaking, the lower a vehicle’s mileage, the better. You can check out some of the low priced cars that are available on Beforward, one of the top Japanese car exporters, by following the provided link. Now, when it comes to Africa, all things general become complicated, with the result that those that are looking […]

Is the mileage on used Japanese cars genuine?

This is a question that you, no doubt, are going to be confronted with when you set out to buy that dream used car of yours from Japan. We have previously produced an article in which we talked about the best mileage that you can get on an exjap. The verdict, then, was that you […]

3 Advantages of having an Exjap Delivered to Harare

Harare Deliveries for Used Japanese Cars A number of delivery choices are available for those that are looking to buy used Japanese vehicles. This is something on which we have previously dwelt on this blog. We mentioned, then, that there is really no need for Zimbabweans to have their cars delivered to Dar El Salaam. […]

Should I Buy an Ex-Jap at Musina?

Buying a used Japanese Vehicle from Musina in South Africa Used Japanese cars, of course, come from Japan, and if you are in Zimbabwe or from any other African country for that matter, can be purchased online through BeForward. Indeed, most of the cars that are on the roads in several African nations were purchased […]

Why you Should Never buy a Used Company Car in Africa

Okay, so I am something of a perpetual cynic, which does not always make for the best person to get along with. Anyway, that is a story for another day. My cynicism, when it comes to cars, stems from the fact that I bought my 1st car from an action. It actually looked good at […]

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