I remember back in the day spotting a Porsche on the road was to be celebrated. A slack jaw, some drool, that pang of jealousy... the odd erection or two.
According to the China Car Times altering your license plate is a fairly common practice in the People's Republic, but we have to imagine most people aren't using toothpaste to do it.
Many have speculated on why the late Steve Jobs never put a license plate on his cars. Was it because he preferred to pay whatever fines he incurred just so he could "Think Different"? Nope. He got away with it — legally — thanks to a California loophole.
Either this guy just had his license plates stolen or he thinks cops are way more stupid than they are. Close up below.
The owner of this Texan Corvette ZR1 managed to recreate on a license plate the reaction most people have the first time they experience the supercar-shredding 638 HP 'Vette.
The Virginia DMV recalled this now-infamous racist Ford F-150 license plate after negative buzz on the web pointed out the coded pro-Hitler message. Seriously, Virginia, you needed the Internet to realize this guy might be racist?
Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, other people are bound and determined to make the world a worse place. This jerk's racist coded license plate makes this picture exceptionally depressing. [Reddit]
The most official way to make your interests, hobbies and quirks known to the world is through a license plate. As these twenty hilarious vanity plates show, Americans are really messed up.
There's no questioning the fact that many people were affected by Bernie Madoff's nice little ponzi scheme, but this particular Bentley Continental GTC owner felt the need to share his feelings with the world. (H/T To Todd!)
We're a little confused here. Does someone want to explain to us how exactly this would work?
Today's hilariously inappropriate vanity license plate comes from the great State of California and one person who likes... well... just add an "I," a "U" and a dirty mind. NSFW. (H/T to Jeff) [Motive]
Doing his best impersonation of a UAE oil sheik, Mercedes-Benz F1 racer Lewis Hamilton has picked up the very vain "LEW 1S" vanity plate for a smooth £200,000, or about $392,000. This, of course, leads us to believe Hamilton is 11 years old and still likes to write his name on desks, in bathroom stalls, and onto tree…