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The most expensive license plate in Dubai 'P 7’ sells for a whopping 15 Million USD

10 Apr 2023

Dubai is known for its luxurious lifestyle, fast cars, and lavish spending. In a recent event, a Dubai-based businessman has set a new record by purchasing the most expensive license plate in the world for a staggering $15 million. The number plate, ‘P 7’, is now considered the most valuable license plate in the world, surpassing the previous record held by the ‘F1’ plate, which sold for $14 million in Abu Dhabi in 2008. The UAE is famous for the most expensive license plate numbers in the world, which are sold periodically at auctions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the latest of which is the “Noble Number” charity auction for distinguished numbers, which was held this week in Dubai, and its total revenue 97,920 million dirhams, will be donated to the one billion meal campaign that is launched by Dubai Ruler and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The ‘P 7’ plate

The ‘P 7’ plate

The ‘P 7’ plate was auctioned off by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai in late February 2021. The plate was part of a series of unique plates that were auctioned off by the RTA as part of their annual auction. The auction has been held every year since 2008, and it is known for attracting some of the world's wealthiest individuals who compete for the most exclusive license plates in the world.

The ‘P 7’ plate is considered to be one of the most sought-after plates in Dubai due to its short and simple combination of letters and numbers. It is also believed to be one of the oldest plates in the emirate, having been issued in the early 1980s. The plate has been owned by the Dubai government since it was first issued, and it was only recently put up for auction.

The winning bidder, whose identity has not been disclosed, has not revealed why he was willing to pay such a huge sum for the ‘P 7’ plate. However, it is not uncommon for wealthy individuals in Dubai to spend huge amounts of money on unique license plates to show off their status and wealth.

Dubai's love for luxury life style

 Dubai's love for luxury life style

The sale of the ‘P 7’ plate has once again highlighted Dubai's love for luxury and extravagant spending. In recent years, the city has become known for its opulent lifestyle, with the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and some of the world's most luxurious hotels, such as the Burj Al Arab and the Atlantis, located in the city.

While the sale of the ‘P 7’ plate has raised eyebrows and sparked debate among some people about the value of such extravagances, others argue that it is simply a reflection of the growing wealth and prosperity in the region.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.


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