What does the letter "S" represent on a car registration?

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Letter S registration at the start represents a car registered between 1st August 1998 and 28th February 1999. If the letter S is at the end, it hence represents vehicles registered from 1st August 1977 to 31st July 1978.
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if you refer to the prefix A as in A123ABC then it is 1984-1985. The suffex A as in ABC123A would be from mid sixties.
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A car with an 'A' suffix number (ie XXX 123 A) was registered in 1963. An 'A' prefix (A 123 XXX) was registered between August 1983 or July 1984. On the 'new' style registrations
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1963 if the A is at the back e.g. DEF123A. 1983 if the A is at the front e.g. A123DEF
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It could be argued that credit goes to French inventor Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot for the world's first car. In 1769, he built the first self-propelled vehicle: a steam tractor that traveled
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A car that has S on the number plate was registered in the year 1977. If the plate of your car begins with two letters, use the digits in the third and fourth places and then follow the 'New Numbers' menus to discover the year at the vrm-group website.
In the UK, an S reg. car is a car that was released during the year 1998. These cars were probably built in the early part of the year and sold during the second part of the year. According to the Suffix Identifier, an S car is a car that was released during the year 1977.
A car registration plate number with the letter N is from the year 1995. The letter may be placed at the beginning or at the end of the plate number. It usually denotes the year that the car got the registration number.
A car that has a registration number starting with the letter S was registered between 1st August 1998 and 28th February 1999. A car with the letter S at the end was registered between 1st August 1977 and 31st July 1978.
The year on a car registration either follows a letter called a suffix or it comes before a letter called a prefix. The year shows how old or new the car is. A plate number or registration number for a car is used as identification for a car.
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