The leader of Team India is Tarun Vijay, who besides being a BJP MP, is also a travel enthusiast.
In his career, Vijay has juggled a lot of things with ease.
He is an author, social worker, freelance journalist, and a parliamentarian.
Vijay, who is participating for the first time in the rally, has high expectations.
"We have a 1000 years old cultural relation.
This will open our way to economic and knowledge based relationship and more Indians will start looking towards east then towards west.
This is going to create a lot of awareness, especially in countries which were once colonised and were always looking towards the west," Vijay said.
"This will change the complete framework of our relationship with eastern countries, This rally is an adrenaline, giving strength to our ties with ASEAN.
more connectivity, more prosperity, more happiness for the people," added Vijay, a former editor of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) weekly Panchajanya.
Vijay's co-driver in car number 8 is Deputy Secretary Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix, Ejji K Umamhaesh.
Ejji, as he is popularly known as, loves fast cars and was a speed racer in his younger days.
He had also participated in the first rally from India to Indonesia.
In January 2007, he was the only Indian on the Budapest-Bamako Car Rally, a Trans-Europe and Trans-Africa rally from Hungary through Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania and Mali.
"I had earlier participated in the ASEAN Car rally in 2004, when it ran from Guwahati to Batam (Indonesia) and it is an amazing experience," said Ejji, who in 2011 drove 8000km in just 20 days to rarely visited historical, cultural and anthropological sites in India.
In March this year, he assisted the conduct of the first private car rally into Myanmar from India -- the India Myanmar Friendship Car Rally.
"The purpose of the Car Rally is essentially to demonstrate, in a very visible manner, India's proximity to the ASEAN.
India is one of two countries that shares a land border with the ASEAN.
"The rally and the marker events will enhance public awareness of the current canvas of the ASEAN-India partnership and further strengthen trade, investment, tourism and people-to-people linkages," he added.
The youngest among the four Indian drivers is Tushar Agarwal, an IT professional turned travel junky, who dared to follow his dreams after working in London for about a decade.
Tushar holds four records in Limca book for travelling and has also floated his own company 'Adventure Overland', where he helps people to go for a long distance travel plans.
"I have been in Limca book of record for driving.
I have driven from London to Delhi in 2010, I was also in Limca book of record for a trans-Himalayan trip, driving from Ladakh to Arunachal, entire Himalayan range of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
"It was for nine days, six hours and 15 minutes without stop for 24 hours.
I have another record where we became the first civilians to go to Manapaas, which is the highest motor petrol in the world which is at 18, 399 fts on the Indo-China border.
So I have done such extreme driving challenges but to be part of such a massive scale event is first time for me," said Tushar.
Though he has made many long distance road trips, he says participating in the ASEAN-India car rally was like a life time opportunity for him.
"I was in IT but I decided to turn to adventure sports because it was my dream and I think every one should follow their dreams.
I got a call from CII and I thought someone was playing a prank.
I feel very lucky to be a part of this grand event," he added.
And last in the group is Jyoti Kalash, who is a resident commissioner of Nagaland and also a film actor, besides being a travel enthusiast.
His CV is impressive as he studied Engineering in IIT, Kanpur before completing his MBA from IIM, Amhedabad.
He also did a diploma course in acting from the National School of Drama in 1984.
Initially he was into theatre but later starting doing films and currently has some interesting projects at hand.
"I got this opportunity at the 11th hour.
I was not expecting this but I got a call from CII.
In 2004, it was such a thrilling experience and I am looking forward to the same adventure.
The route is almost the same but we will pass through different terrains, different weather conditions and it challenges you," Jyoti Kalash.
"Acting is my hobby.
I picked it up in the initial stage of my life.
I performed in school and colleges.
When I passed out, I did a diploma from NSD.
I came in touch with a lot of celebrities such as Anupam Kher and Amrish Puri.I felt close to this field.I got my first offer when I did the role of a journalist.
"I have done a lot of bhojpuri movies with actors such as Manoj Tiwary and Ravi Kishan.
Now I am doing a movie with Sanjay Dutt.It is still untitled.
I have just completed a movie on 26/11.
"As far as my passion for adventure sports is concern, I want to push myself.
I love long distance adventure driving and participated in the first edition of ASEAN-India car rally in 2004.
It was a fabulous experience and I am happy I have been selected this time too," he added.