Basically, every human being cannot forget the memory of a passage in his life journey. It is the same thing with the retro cars. The collectors who remain loyal to the cars care for them and gather in one unity. They eventually bring back memories of the cars they have ever seen, felt and been proud of at one time in their life.
The definition of retro car itself is still ambiguous. However, in Indonesia, it has been interpreted as a car that has attained the age of 25 up to 40. Meanwhile, the car that has attained the age of over 40, it is classified as vintage car.
In the past era, there were many brands of cars in Indonesia. You could find them that were made from America, Europe, Australia, and even from the Uni Soviet. You could also find them that were made from Japan. It is known that the cars that were made from Japan have dominated the automotive world in Indonesia. However, following the passage of time, nowadays, only a few brands are survived and they are eventually collected by their fans.
Because of the rally racing events, some brands of cars become a legend. Among them are Toyota, Datsun and Mitsubishi. Not surprisingly, many people have those. Those become the prime target of the fans of retro cars in Indonesia.
In some generations, the retro cars are not just a hobby, but there is nostalgic value that is formed with the cars. Driving them is like expressing again the years of adolescence, school, courtship, and the period in which they spend most of their time to enjoy life.
Indeed, the years of adolescence always have a special place. In this case, the fans repeat the fondness of racing cars in the passionate young man. The retro cars that they have are also those that are ridden by them while they were in senior high school.