Ever since he can remember, Brock Cameron has always known there to be a Holden in his family's garage.
For the 16-year-old Lilydale resident, his dad Matt's 1985 HDT VK Group A SS Brock Commodore is a source of immense pride and joy.
Purchased in 1997 from Mount Gambier in South Australia for $20,000 - the car was one of just 502 made.
"I've always grown up with it," Mr Cameron said.
"The Holden V8 is just magnificent, the raw of it."
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Like many Holden fans, Mr Cameron - who was named after the legendary Peter Brock - is mourning the loss of the iconic Australian brand.
"I saw it coming," he admits.
"It's kind of like a friend that's sick. You know they're eventually gonna go but when they do it's still a shock."
Changing vehicle preferences and cost pressures were among the factors which Mr Cameron believed contributed to the demise of the Holden brand.
"I think people just turned to SUVs and utes, more so than Commodores and stuff...people don't have as much money," he said.
Despite the demise of the Holden brand, Mr Cameron is grateful for the memories his dad's car has given him.
He fondly recalls fun Sunday drives in it and his dream to one day get behind the wheel of his own Holden.
"A lot of people would go out in their Toranas, their Monaros and stuff like that. A lot of people grew up with those cars, doing those little Sunday drives.
"Dad had a panel van, people had Monaros or Toranasor a Commodore. They used to have fun it, go out with their mates and stuff. Now there's not very many cars like that is there?"
One of the most enjoyable Holden memories Mr Cameron had was of his dad driving on the Longford Circuit, as part of an event called the Flying Mile.
"The car did 201km/h an hour, just in fourth gear.
"Just watching the car there, knowing that was my dad in the car, was really quite special.
"There's a lot of pride. I just really love it."
Mr Cameron said having a Holden at home ignited a passion in him which he planned to turn into a career as a mechanic once he completed his final years of schooling at Launceston College.