A very lucky Rolls-Royce Ghost in China
Published on October 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A very lucky Rolls-Royce Ghost, seen in the Shanghai suburbs by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The license plate reads 8888F, 8 is considered a lucky number in Chinese tradition, 8 brings prosperity and cash! Among all China’s lucky numbers, and they got a many, the 8 has the strongest association with wealth. The F stands for Fu (福), meaning ‘luck’. Somehow, these Chinese Rolls-Royce owners are so lucky they always get the lucky plates: F8888, 66666, 66369.
The Rolls-Royce Ghost is reasonable popular in China, fighting an uphill battle against the mighty Bentley Flying Spur. Price for the Ghosts starts at a steep 4.19 million yuan or 685.000 USD. Time now for our Famous China-Rolls-Royce Ghost Collection™: kareoke, bit bling, cake, dual tone, Six Senses, crash, crash, crash, crash, EWB and a special China Edition.