MAW1100 and WPA1
Mawi and his MAW1100, a gift that went with a car from EON and our dear minister Zulhassnan Rafique with his WPA 1, a gift from, well…..a very ‘generous’ JPJ.
Point is, car plate number is no longer taken as a mere registration number. If it bears a unique numeral, the square 3” by 10” steel plate could worth as much as or more than the vehicle that goes with it. In some countries, paying additional bucks for a unique number when buying a car is considered a good form of investment, 5 years down the road, you’d let go the car at half of the purchased price but the plate would probably worth triple, if not more!
In today’s egoistical fucked up world, car plate number is a pompous way to tell others that the bastard that owned the vehicle is a real somebody with obviously lots of money!
In Dubai recently, a two-digit number plate was sold for a record-breaking Dh3.12 million. Unfuckingbelievable, the number was E15 and it was the most expensive of the dozens of prestigious numbers sold at an auction by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Other expensive buys among the 79 plates that went under the hammer were F30, which went for Dh2.2 million and E60 at Dh1.76 million.