It is becoming increasingly common for people to import performance supercars from other countries to India as seen in this video clip.
Here is a video showing a McLaren 720S imported to India from Oman. While you might think this is an isolated incident, it certainly is not. We have reported numerous times previously about such luxury cars being brought to India on something known as the Carnet Permit. It is a passport for cars. We shall discuss more about it later. For now, let us feast our eyes on this British beauty.
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McLaren 720S Imported From Oman to India
The video clip has been shared by Spotter India on YouTube. According to the information mentioned in the description box of the video, the performance luxury automobile is seen doing rounds on the streets of Bangalore. It is fascinating to see this massive but low-slung supercar on the narrow streets and alleys of Bangalore. Needless to say, it has become the centre of attraction amidst the busy traffic. People are seen taking photos and making videos of this rare car. Using the Carnet Permit, the number plate is valid for the mentioned duration.
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ATA Carnet refers to a Temporary Admission permit that allows anyone from any country to import or export non-perishable items without paying any tax or duty. It is a widely accepted international customs document that is not that hard to get. Its validity is 1 year from the date of issue. It even allows multiple entries into multiple countries in that 1 year. The ATA Carnet is jointly administered by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) through its World Chambers Federation.
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The 720S comes powered by a 4.0-litre V8 engine producing a mammoth 711 hp and 770 Nm of peak power and torque. It achieves the 0-100 km/h in under 3 secs. The British performance luxury carmaker has commenced its operations in India starting this month with the 765LT Spider. The 720S costs around Rs 5 Crore in India. What are your thoughts on this special ATA Carnet Permit that allows cars to be exported to other countries for a specific duration of time?
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