IPOH, 21 April 2009: The Perak state government will auction off the 16 units of Toyota Camry 2.4 which were used as official cars by the Executive Councillors under the previous coalition government.
According to the statement of open tender sent to the advertising division of a Malay daily, here today, the auction would be held from 4 to 18 May.
The tender statement issued by the Perak State Secretariat today said the auction would be carried out at the car park of the Bangunan Perak Darul Ridzuan here, from 9.30am until 4pm.
The statement said the vehicles could be purchased either in bulk or individually at a reserved price of RM148,000 each.
The cars were all registered on 9 Jan this year.
The statement also said that all the cars were bought new and used between one and two months with low mileage and under three-year warranty by the manufacturer.
However, it is learnt that the car with the registration number AGS10 which was used by former menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin would not be auctioned off as he was said to have made a booking to buy the car.
Anyone intending to purchase the cars must submit their offer before noon on 18 May. — Bernama