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‘F1’ Number Plate Sells For Record $880,000

 

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The personalized number plate ‘F1’ has been sold for a whopping $740,000 in the U.K. to the man behind one of our favorite tuners, A. Kahn Design. New owner Afzal Kahn is said to be saving the number plate for a McLaren Mercedes SLR supercar like the one pictured here, which is actually modified by his own tuning company. However, other reports claim it will be used on a Range Rover SUV.

The number plate was first registered more than 104 years ago and its previous owner was the Essex County Council, which used it on a humble Volvo S80 company car. The council will now be using all proceeds from the sale to start a driver training program for young boys, reports The Daily Mail.

This latest record may not last long, however, because UK’s oldest number plate, ‘A1,’ will be auctioned off in the near future and it’s tipped to reach an even higher figure.

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  1. The President of the more money than brains club.
     
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  2. No shit. I hate people like that. How much good could you do if you donated that money to a charity?
     
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  3. I could understand spending that much on a supercar, but a friggin number plate ! ! ! This guy clearly didn't make his money by being smart. He could have helped cancer research or something with that money.
     
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  4. the money raised went to charity, it is to aid road safety and help young drivers in the uk
     
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  5. crx ure wrong, thats bull, as if their ever gonna see a penny, they are all dodgy!!!
     
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  6. SuperSkyline89 your wrong the guy made money from being smart he created a brand range for luxury vehicles from scratch and the money did go to charity
     
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