Join the 2018 HOT IMPORT NIGHTS Sydney Automotive Show & Competition as we set stage to host hundreds of show cars and motorcycles at the Sydney Olympic Park Saturday 15 December, 2018. The event and competitions will highlight individual achievements and showcase their latest automotive creations, as they compete for top honours and the ultimate bragging rights.

Where: Sydney Showgrounds, The Dome and Halls 2 + 3

1 Showground Road, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127 Australia

When: Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Hours: 3PM – 10PM

If your vehicle is selected, you will be contacted by the HIN Australia team and be advised of entry fee procedures.

  • Car entry fee is $165 Inc GST per vehicle
  • Motorcycle entry fee is $83 Inc GST per Motorcycle
  • Push bike entry fee is $41 Inc GST per bike

Click here to download the Entry Guidelines and know for what the Competitor Entry fee includes.

Click here to download the Terms & Conditions.

Competition Categories

Below are the categories which you can compete for in the Hot Import Nights 2018 event on December 15.



Hottest Overall – 1st Place
Hottest Overall – 2nd Place
Hottest Overall – 3rd Place

* Winners of Top 3 do not qualify for Vehicle Make Awards as the Top 3 is a more prestigious award category. Top 3 however do qualify for all other awards including Open Awards.


  • Hottest Audi
  • Hottest BMW
  • Hottest Exotic
  • Hottest Ford
  • Hottest Holden
  • Hottest Honda
  • Hottest Hyundai
  • Hottest Lexus
  • Hottest Mazda
  • Hottest Mercedes
  • Hottest Mitsubishi
  • Hottest Nissan
  • Hottest Subaru
  • Hottest Toyota
  • Hottest VW


  • Crowd Pleaser A.K.A People’s Choice presented by Zenox
  • Hottest Wheels
  • Hottest Club – 1st Place presented by Motorsports Towing
  • Hottest Club – 2nd Place presented by Motorsports Towing
  • Hottest Club – 3rd Place presented by Motorsports Towing
  • Hottest AUDM (Australian Domestic Market)
  • Hottest JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) presented by Ozmovers
  • Hottest USDM (United States Domestic Market)
  • Hottest EUDM (European Domestic Market)
  • Hottest Engine bay
  • Hottest ICE (In Car Entertainment) presented by Hi-Tec Batteries
  • Hottest Air Ride Set Up
  • Hottest Interior presented by VIPDOUT
  • Hottest Female Ride – 1st
  • Hottest Female Ride – 2nd
  • Hottest Stance – Static presented by Simplex
  • Hottest Stance – Air
  • Hottest Muscle Car
  • Hottest VIP
  • Hottest Old School
  • Hottest Ute/Truck
  • Hottest Van
  • Hottest SUV
  • Hottest Wide Body
  • Hottest Vendor Booth Car presented by Ruizen
  • Hottest Paint job presented by Auto Elements
  • Hottest Vinyl Wrap presented by Top Speed Performance
  • Hottest Livery
  • Hottest Air Brush presented by Gud St.
  • Cleanest Car
  • Hottest Number Plate presented by Shannon’s
  • Miss HIN Australia’s Choice presented by Miss HIN Australia 2017 Melissa Grace
  • TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS Trophy presented by PASMAG


  • Hottest Chopper
  • Hottest Custom Scooter
  • Hottest Custom Sports Bike

*List is subject to change. 


All approved applicants are eligible to enter the PASMAG Tuner Battleground competition. Winner will receive a special TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS trophy and a print feature in PASMAG Magazine.
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