JW Marriott Marquis Hotel witnessed the most demanded item in the auction on Saturday night and that was the Dubai plate D 5 – which went for a staggering 9 Million USDollars.
Balvinder Sahni, an Indian businessman based in Dubai, Winning bidder told to7DAYS (A leading local Nwspaper in the emirate) : “I’ll put it on one of my Rolls-Royces, the black one.
“I love number plates, it’s my hobby to collect them.”
A total of 80 number plates were listed in the auction. S 911 plate also gained the attention as it gone to a Student named Khalifa Lakhraim. – said it was for a Porsche that he hasn’t even bought yet.
He said: “I have to buy one first. It’s a trend now – everyone drives around with nice number plates on fancy cars.”
The funds raised from last night’s auction will go to RTA projects.
News Courtesy: 7 Days UAE