selling car in Africa

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1. Posted by pawel 29 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi im planning overland trip to Maroco Mauretania Mali and senegal starting around January with Toyota lancrouiser 60. I hope to sell my car in Naukchot then continue down south . Any advice from sombody ,who sold the car in Africa? is it safe , how much i can get , parhaps its better 2 sell my car in Mali? Any ideas ,please share
cheers pawel

2. Posted by polhill (Budding Member 21 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey, allot of french and europeans drive cars down to sell them, they seem to get a better price in Mali, some people even seem to make a small profit on driving down in 2WD cars. Although if your car is right hand drive, i'm not sure that it will be so easy.

3. Posted by Demian (Full Member 117 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I know from experience that in some (Southern) African countries you need a police clearance from the country the car is registered in, to prove it is not stolen, in order to be able to sell it. (or acyually for the buyer to be able to re-register it...). This is the fact for sure in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Moçambique.