Private Plate Registrations

Famous Registration Plates

Famous Registration Plates

There have been all sorts of number plates on the roads of the UK that have become famous over the years. The registration ‘A1’ is now thought to be the most famous private number plate in the UK. This registration number is highly sought after and has been on many cars over the years. The Dunlop Rubber Company were the owners in the sixties and […]

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Unusual Registration Plates

Unusual Registration Plates

Keen private plate drivers will have been on the ball with securing their special plate or unusual registration plate when the latest series of number plates came out on the 1st September – the ‘61’ plate. Unusual private registration plates are becoming more and more popular therefore the DVLA have reserved some for auction as they are likely to raise large sums of money. Take for […]

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Smutty number plates B4NNED as deemed too rude for road

Smutty number plates B4NNED as deemed too rude for road

NAUGHTY car number plates such as SH14 TTY have been banned before new registrations come in next year. “We try to identify combinations that may cause offence or embarrassment on the grounds of political or racial sensitivities, or are in poor taste” DVLA bosses sifted through thousands of 2014 combinations to draw up a list of rude words. The 14 reg is a gift to […]

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High Priced Plates

List of  some of the highest price paid ever for a plate 1 1 Abu Dhabi, UAE AED 52.2m £7.25m Feb 2008 2 5 Abu Dhabi, UAE AED 25.2m £3.5m Feb 2008 3 7 Abu Dhabi, UAE AED 16.5m £3.0m Feb 2010 4 9 Abu Dhabi, UAE AED 10m £1.72m Sep 2010 5 7 Abu Dhabi, UAE AED 11.4m £1.58m Feb 2008 6 18 Hong Kong […]

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The Dark Knight – Tumbler Batmobile

The Dark Knight – Tumbler Batmobile

It’s always fun to drive a cool car, but what if you had the ability to own the coolest car?  A street-legal replica of the Batmobile from Christopher Nolan’s Batman films—aka “The Tumbler”—has been built and is now being put up for sale to the general public for a cool $1 million. Yes, that’s right, this vehicle is 100% legal to drive on normal streets. […]

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Jaguar puts its new E-PACE to the test

Jaguar puts its new E-PACE to the test

E‑PACE is designed to excite the senses. It combines head-turning looks with agility and performance. Tested to extremes on all surfaces and in all conditions – this is an SUV that promises to entertain. In a newly released clip, we see the Jaguar E-PACE compact SUV tackle the world’s harshest conditions to demonstrate its true off-road and on-road ability. After more than two years and […]

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Auctions – DVLA Personalised Registrations

Auctions – DVLA Personalised Registrations

DVLA will try to make the auction experience as enjoyable and as friendly as possible so that you get a great day out as well as the opportunity to bid for some highly distinctive and collectable registrations. Bidding in person is by far the most popular way to buy a registration and it is at the auction where you will find the real atmosphere. If […]

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First DVLA Auction of 2012

First DVLA Auction of 2012

First DVLA Auction of 2012 The first auction of 2012 was held at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Warwickshire. Unfortunately, the auction was very poorly attended yet again by members of the public, despite it being in a central location. This could be due to the fact that a large percentage of bidders now use the Internet facilities provided by SMA – The Scottish Motor Auction […]

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Private Number Plates As Advertising

Private Number Plates As Advertising

Registration plates as advertising is a great way to show off a company or business. One of the benefits is that the cherished plates can be used on company vehicles when they are changed. That means, unlike a sign written car or van that need re-branding each time the vehicle is sold, the personalised number plates can be used again and again. Over the years, especially with the […]

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Self Confessed 6EEK (GEEK!)

Self Confessed 6EEK (GEEK!)

An Essex Businessman is a self-confessed geek. A computer geek to be more specific, and in fact he is so proud of it that he has bought a private number plate reading 6 EEK to prove it. The cherished plate cost him over £10,000 so he must be proud. The Essex based Businessman, who has built some of the most complicated software systems for London […]

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