9 Most Expensive Number Plates Cars In This World

1) MM’ – Rs 188 crore

The 'MM', which is the initials of the name of the first owner Michael Modecki, has been listed up for sale on OpenSea, a popular NFT marketplace with an asking price of 5,888 Ethereum cryptocurrency which is valued approx $24.3 million (Rs 188 crore) 

2. ‘F1’ – Rs 154 crore

2. ‘F1’ – Rs 154 crore

UK-based automotive designer Afzal Kahn owns the world's second most expensive number plate worth $20 million (Rs 154 crore).

3. ‘New York’ – Rs 154 crore

3. ‘New York’ – Rs 154 crore

'New York' is what can be read on the plate that has been in the same family since the late 1970s, when the father of this seller bought it for a bargain, as soon as it became possible to customize license plates in America. More than 40 years later, the owner of this license plate has put his Volvo V70 up for sale — on the duPont Registry portal — for $20 million ((Rs 154 crore)

4. ‘D5’ – Rs 74 crore

4. ‘D5’ – Rs 74 crore

In 2016 Balwinder Sahni also known as Abu Sabah a Dubai-based property developer paid $9.6 million (Rs 74 crore) for number plate 'D5' one of his Rolls-Royce at a government auction. 

5. ‘AA8’ - Rs 72 crore

5. ‘AA8’ - Rs 72 crore

Recently at Dubai’s inaugural ‘Most Noble Numbers’ charity auction number plate 'AA8' sold for a whopping amount of $9.5 million (Rs 72 crore) and became the fifth most expensive number plate in the world 

6. ‘1’ – Rs 73 crore

In 2008, Saeed Abdul Ghaffar Khouri, also from the United Arab Emirates, set a new record for the most expensive number plate ever sold with a single digit, worth $9.5 million (Rs 73 crore). After the auction, Mr. Khouri said that “I bought it because it’s the best number”.

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7. ‘09’ – Rs 51 crore

7. ‘09’ – Rs 51 crore

Balwinder Sahni is back again, he purchased license plate number 09 in another auction for $6.7 million  (Rs 51 crore) in 2015. Sahni told CNN in an interview that he’s a “simple man”.  

8. ‘7’ – Rs 30 crore

8. ‘7’ – Rs 30 crore

An unknown Emirati businessman bought plate No 7 for $3.9 Million (Rs 30 crore)  in 2016 as he wanted to celebrate the seven emirates and because it is a lucky number. 

9. ‘2’ – Rs 20 crore

UAE businessman Ahmed Al Marzuoqi won the bid to own the exclusive 'Abu Dhabi 2' number plate for a whopping $2.7 million (Rs 20 crore). "I am very excited and proud to get number 2," he told Khaleej Times.