A Terengganu registered plate number TAN 1 costing this SUV owner RM200,900.00

A Terengganu registered plate number TAN 1 costing this SUV owner RM200,900.00

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!

Mercedes ML350 price tag was at RM548,888 (without insurance), nearly half it special licensed registration no. TAN 1.

Mercedes ML350 price tag was at RM548,888 (without insurance), nearly half it special licensed registration no. TAN 1.

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.