Monday, December 13, 2010

World’s most expensive car number plates


Abu Dhabi dominates a global list of the most expensive car number plates ever sold, according to a list compiled by Regtransfers website, the UK’s largest independent dealer in personalised number plates.

Buyers from the UAE capital account for 37 of the top 50 most expensive plates ever sold. The 37 Abu Dhabi buyers listed in the rankings collectively spent AED222.9m ($60.6m), or an average of AED6 ($1.6m) for their car plates.

Here is the countdown to the top 20 plates ever sold.

Plate: 24
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED3.2m ($871,174m)

Plate: 33
Buyer: Hong Kong
Cost: HKD7m ($900,977)

Plate: 19
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED3.35m ($912,010)
Bought: September 2010

Plate: 66
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED3.35m ($912m010)

Plate: 42
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED2.4m ($925,622)
Bought: June 2009

Plate: 88
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED4.2m ($1,143,416)
Plate: 2
Buyer: Hong Kong
Cost: HKD9.5m ($1,222,754)

Plate: 10
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED4.5m ($1,225,089)
Plate: 45
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED5m ($1,361,210)
Plate: 16
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED6m ($1,633,452)

Plate: 9
Buyer: Hong Kong
Cost: HKD13m ($1,673,243)
Bought: June 1994

Plate: 99
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED6.5m ($1,769,573)

Plate: 55
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED6.5m ($1,769,573)

Plate: 18
Buyer: Hong Kong
Cost: HKD16m ($2,059,376)
Bought: February 2008

Plate: 11
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED8m ($2,177,936)
Plate: 12
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED8.9m ($2,422,953)

Plate: 9
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED10m ($2,722,420)
Bought: September 2010

Plate: 7
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED16.5m ($4,491,993)
Bought: February 2010

Plate: 5
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED25.2m ($6,860,498)

Plate: 1
Buyer: Abu Dhabi
Cost: AED52.2m ($14,211,032)
Bought: February 2008


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