F1 number plate fetches over RM800K


PETALING JAYA: The next time you spot a vehicle with the “F1” number plate, it could very well be the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar behind the wheel.

This came after the Ruler made the winning bid of RM836,660 for the number plate, according to the New Straits Times.

The Road Transport Department (RTD) previously anticipated that the “F1” number plate for Putrajaya could receive bids of up to RM1 million.

“F2” meanwhile fetched RM514,800, followed by “F9” (RM404,800) and “F7” (RM396,000).

Deputy Transport Minister Aziz Kaprawi had last month announced that vehicles in the country’s administrative capital of Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur would use the new registration numbers starting with the alphabet “F” and “V” respectively.