FARHAN Ahmed bagged the accessory his Ferrari 458 Italia was missing when he parted with £15,000 for a personalised registration plate at the first day of the DVLA’s registration auction yesterday.
The 37-year-old, who is the managing director of Ah! Media in London, drove to the auction at the Williams Conference Centre in Grove from his home in Crawley Down, Sussex to bid for the plate which reads AHII MED.
He said: “It is the closest registration to my name I have ever seen and I think £15,000 is good value for it. It’s unique, you can’t get it anywhere else and it represents me and my business. I’ve just turned 37 so I thought I deserved a present.”
The auction, which finishes tomorrow, features 1,500 registrations and Williams’ Grand Prix car collection, normally kept behind closed doors.
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