In an interesting event, a man buys a 2003 Tata Indica his parents sold off in 2013. This is an interesting tale we don’t often witness in the automobile industry. People buy cars as a passion. The first cars hold immense emotional value for most car owners and their family members. It is always hard to part ways with the first car. Eventually, everyone moves on and buys new cars. But you won’t find anyone who ends up wanting the same car for a second time after a gap of 20 years. Here are the details of this latest case.
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Man Buys Tata Indica Twice
This post comes from saurabh.kmph on Instagram. It captures a unique collection of 60 photos of the Indica. This man’s father purchased it back in 2003. Having owned it for a decade, he sold it in 2013. As fate would have it, the grown up son ended up purchasing the same car in 2023. The exact details of how this transpired are not available. But the information in the video clip mentions that the man restored it to use it. That represents the love and connection he feels with this car. Although, we must mention that it would be difficult to own a car after 20 years due to the emission norms.
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The photos in the video show how the guy’s father bought it the first time over 20 years ago. Then, he shares the car’s journey with the family for a decade. Then come the photos of the time when the car was sold off. He must’ve thought that he won’t ever see it again. Finally, after 10 years, once the kid grows up, he somehow stumbled upon it yet again. We can understand that he would not have been able to stop himself from buying it once he saw it after a decade. In order to keep it functional, a thorough restoration process was undertaken.
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What We Think
The process of car restoration has been quite prominent in our market, particularly in the last few years. People love to own their first cars as a symbol to remind them of their humble beginnings. It helps them to be grounded. Additionally, some people also love to restore the original glory of the cars from the era gone by. With time, these become less easily available. Hence, their worth is increased if these are maintained properly. In fact, that is the reason why some people are avid automobile collectors.