Afzal Khan has a lot of money. This is, after all, the guy that spent $870,000 for the United Kingdom vanity plate F1. Now, as further proof of the high-end tuner's wealth, he's turned down a 6-million quid offer for the rare license plate. Who offers $9.3 million for a pair of rectangular pieces of metal? And... more importantly, who turns it down?

According to The Daily Mail, Khan rejected the offer, with a spokesman explaining that, "Mr. Kahn has no interest in selling F1, which is his favorite plate." As The Mail points out, Khan's move to snap up F1 when it went on the market in 2008 was a prudent financial move if he's getting multi-million-pound offers for it.

F1, which spends most of its time on Khan's Bugatti Veyron, isn't the only rare plate in Khan's garage – he also counts 4HRH and NO1 as part of his collection, although it doesn't sound like either one is quite as valuable.


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      LeeBromley
      • 1 Year Ago
      He's been trying to sell F1 for quite a while; it's on the Kahn website - nobody is remotely interested. He's simply claimed that he's turned that figure down to gain massive media coverage for the company - just as he's about to open up a brand new showroom in London. He's a master of free publicity. £6 million would have got him a great showroom in the centre of London, not the tatty glass building on the edge of Chelsea that he's moved to. This is a non-story, but anyone outside the UK couldn't be faulted for thinking it's legit.
        Noah
        • 1 Year Ago
        @LeeBromley
        Your explanation sounds correct. One really has to wonder how the story became public domain in the first place. Seller sure as hell didn't say he got turned down... so the buyer obviously published a press release saying he supposedly turned it down. One has to wonder why you'd put out a press release for something like this... unless your motive is as you described...
          Clock
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Noah
          Thank you, Sherlock and Watson.
      diffrunt
      • 1 Year Ago
      ego feeders are expensive
      Koenigsegg
      • 1 Year Ago
      humans amaze me and not in a good way
      Lucky Vanos
      • 1 Year Ago
      Half of the world dies of obesity while the other half dies of starvation. Can't wait until the next extinction level asteroid wipes put all human cockroaches.
        Tina Dang
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Lucky Vanos
        Get off your expensive computer and sell it and give the money to charity. Donate your car since walking is free... sell your house because mortgages are a waste of money!!! PEOPLE ARE STARVING! /s
        nocommie11
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Lucky Vanos
        You're just jealous you can't have nice things.
          S.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @nocommie11
          I just don't see the point in being bitter about the rich. Let them do what they want with their moneys, I do what I want with mine. I'm nowhere near rich, but we're ALL better off than a lot of the world so we have no room to complain, any of us!
          Rob J
          • 1 Year Ago
          @nocommie11
          I never understood this type of saying towards people who express concern about the state of the world. Anyway, I would hardly call a cheesy vanity plate a "nice thing"
        Steve
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Lucky Vanos
        By all means don't wait for the asteroid! Find the nearest high building in your neighborhood ASAP.
      Clipper44
      • 1 Year Ago
      Money to most of the ultra-rich is just a means to acquire eclusivity. The fact that somebody is willing to shell out millions for the plate is probably more satisfying to Khan than having the money.
      Drakkon
      • 1 Year Ago
      Not one ASSMAN joke yet?
      k_m94
      • 1 Year Ago
      Putting that numberplate on anything other than a Mclaren F1 is sacrilege and a wasted opportunity on anyone who could easily afford one.
      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 1 Year Ago
      Was NOFXGVN already taken?
        • 1 Year Ago
        @MONTEGOD7SS
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        @MONTEGOD7SS
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      Rob Latino
      • 1 Year Ago
      plot twist: this is all a marketing ploy to drive up the price of the vanity plates. as most articles without credible sources are.....
      NamorF-Pro
      • 1 Year Ago
      Rich fanatic... Sell it and give the money to charity.
      Neil
      • 1 Year Ago
      Bullshit.
      dave and mary
      • 1 Year Ago
      Another title for this article: "Veyron owner has TOO much money (and we offer proof!)"
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