London cabs to be exported to Australia

London Taxis may be an iconic symbol of the capital, but they are now about to hit the streets a little further away from home - in Perth, Australia.

The cabs will be sporting a new look as well, painted white instead of the traditional black to combat the Australian heat.

The white taxis in production last month before their Australian debut Credit: Press Association

The London Taxi Company has exported a test sample of 98 taxis to the Western Australian city where they will under go trials over the next few weeks.

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London taxis Australia export

The London cab is to make an appearance in Australia. The London Taxi Company has exported a test sample of 98 taxis to the Western Australian city of Perth where they will under go trials over the next few weeks.