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1.Overdrive 211 23.92%
2.Autocar India 576 65.31%
3.BS Motoring 95 10.77%
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Old 16th June 2004, 17:48   #31
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I am with u Shan2nu. actually the tests results in overdrive are better and more accurate then aci .but the paper quality and pics are much better of aci but i actually read both the magazines .so does actually matters and about bs motoring i have never read it
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Old 26th July 2004, 16:42   #32
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hmm... tough !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i put od on top ........bsm is fast catching up with these 2 big mags......am gonna subscribe to them......

so..

1) overdrive

2) autocarindia

2.5) bsmotoring..

cheers
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Old 26th July 2004, 23:18   #33
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Actually BS Motoring writing style is nice. I see a lot of passion.
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Old 26th July 2004, 23:41   #34
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Quote[/b] (Rudra Sen @ July 26 2004,21:48)]Actually BS Motoring writing style is nice. I see a lot of passion.
With u for this rudra... the articles in BS are nicely written. with a punch of humour...!
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Old 28th July 2004, 12:03   #35
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Its autocar for me the best and very accurate.
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Old 4th August 2004, 23:51   #36
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hey guys
after readin this thread
this is the way it stands -
autocar - true figures , witeup , quality
bad - biased verdict

overdrive - techno page at end of each test
bad - everything else

bsm - bike section , and some other stuff
bad - nothing so far

guys one question .....
what do u guys say about the sutocar pricetag - 60 bucks.......
is it worth it........
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Old 4th August 2004, 23:55   #37
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LOL Lamborghini.....believe it or not today i bought a Autocar mag today for 20 bucks!! It was July months though....so i'll wait for a month every time from now and get it at 1/3rd the price!! Meanwhile i'll read the latest mag from a known bookstore!!
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Well,to start with both are equally good in thier own terms.Although,autocar gets n upper han,overdrive is pretty ok.But in the end i usually end up reading all three of em.

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yup, both OD and ACI are now charging 60 bucks for their mags. Thats quite a bit if you ask me. For comparision, look at this.

I subscribe to Car and Driver, which comes from the US via airmail, and is then couriered to my doorstep by a local courier company (this is becasue their magazine were routinely flicked and sold by the postmen). For this, I pay US$ 20. That works out to Rs.76.6 per month. Thats an amazing price! The bookshops charge a whopping Rs.350 for each issue! Can you imagine their profit!!! Damn, till recently, I used to buy 3 month old issues from the ruddiwallah for Rs.75-100!

60 bucks is a lil too much. Atleast if you subscribe you save a few bucks.

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hey rtech
car mag..
like from where did u subscribe ......
76.6 bucks..
had a couple of mags of car and topgear and love it to death ........
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Quote[/b] ]like from where did u subscribe ......
Lambo, I subscribed directly online with Car & Driver and paid via credit card. Issues reach me by the 2nd of every month, latest.

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I actually want to subscribe to CAR UK, but the subscription is way too darn expensive. Those hawkers, that the government plans to get off the streets, are a boon for me. Get almost the latest issues, for fairly cheap too.
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Yea, the UK mags are really expensive! Rather wait a month or two and buy em for Rs.75!!

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as the poll suggests...i very much acknowledge autocar's popularity. thanks to its fantastic content and print quality. their overall presence in the automotive field is also impressive....the drag race initiated by them is really cool. BSM may lack the overall setup...but when it come to writing about cars/bikes with passion.....these guys are a way ahead of the pack! a perfect blend sarcasm and no-bullshit approach. overdrive....as you like it....nothing different.
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I vote for Auto Car India ...
It has raised the standards of auto journalism in India
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