Personalized vehicle plate no. isn’t come so cheaply. But do you know that a businessman from Johor actually paid RM200,900 for TAN 1 – a Terengganu registration number in 2006!
Other numbers fetching high prices include JJJ 1 which went for RM140,000, and WMW 1 at RM104,500. According to Solah, the value of number plates differed from state to state.
“For example, the number 1 in Kuala Lumpur goes for between RM60,000 and RM80,000 while the same number in Malacca would go for RM35,000 to RM45,000.” The digit 1 is always the highest priced number in any state, followed by the digits 2, 3 and 8.
All vehicle special registration numbers are sold through public tender. Double digit numbers such as 11, 22, 33 and 88 sell for between RM5,000 and RM15,000 each.