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440,625 for a car number plate #200832
25th Jan 2008 8:19pm
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A record price has been set for a British vehicle registration number after a businessman paid 440,625 to buy the Formula One initials F1.

Afzal Khan, 37, smashed the previous record of 331,000, paid 18 months ago for M1, to purchase the historic F1 number plate from Essex County Council.

The Bradford entrepreneur, who owns a specialist car design company, plans to display the number plate on his 317,000 Mercedes SLR McLaren supercar.

F1 was the first number plate issued by the Essex County Register of Motors in 1904, the year it became compulsory for motor vehicles to bear a registration plate.


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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: krisGTi] #200864
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thats when you know you have too much money - when your reg plate costs more than your car omg


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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: BMW Joe] #200865
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lol withthat

Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: MattLFC] #200886
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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: chiccy] #200895
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Remember reading something about this a while ago, when it went under the hammer.


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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: Cali_16v] #201017
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We all know who this Mr. Khan is dont we...

The guy responsible for the upmarket chav mobiles such as...

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For gutter rats with a talent for kicking a football or talking really fast to 'da beat' and waving their hands about pretending they're guns.

Money does not buy class.


Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: ] #201027
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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: Sanchez] #201034
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here here alex.

Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: Wheels] #201037
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oh is it that Mr Khan is it.


money deffo don't buy class


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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: Cali_16v] #202048
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personal reg plates are not for me, only mugs buy a plate which tells people what car u drive or what ur name is! its obvious what car u drive as the manufacturers put badges on the boot,and if someone wants to know ur name theyll ask u. As for "F1" on a mclaren SLR,im baffled. On a Mc F1 3 seater beast maybe (read above point though)


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Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: scoop] #202593
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I quite like personalised reg's - ive got one, wouldnt pay that much for it though.

Re: 440,625 for a car number plate [Re: ] #202613
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Much cheaper to just change ur goddam name....


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