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View Poll Results: autocar VS overdrive - Which is better
1.Overdrive 211 23.92%
2.Autocar India 576 65.31%
3.BS Motoring 95 10.77%
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Old 11th July 2005, 23:49   #76
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BSM man! Those guys got soul!
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Old 12th July 2005, 08:55   #77
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I kind of like Overdrive..
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Autocar has got international appeal. They have the latest papparazzi before anybody else.

Overdrive has got the best coverage and details. More for the laymen drivers. they have the best people in the business.

bsmotoring is for the enthusisasts whose veins have gasoline in them.I especially loved the articles where they had the city,lancer,corsa,accent and siena on the test track.It was an awesome article. I hated them when they stopped publishing the rd350 articles though.

I read all these three. there are many others too in my collection like

Bike2car
autoindia
IndianAuto
car and bike sport etc.
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I guess BSM guys are the least biased of the lot.and to me their writing style is the best .
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I guess BSM guys are the least biased of the lot.and to me their writing style is the best .

true true they are the best of the lot. they just need to add more pages I believe.
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true true they are the best of the lot. they just need to add more pages I believe.
I agree.They should add a bit more statistics when it comes to testing.I just loved their comparison between Ford Endaevor and Hyundai tuscon(Pardon my spelling).
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Heres something interesting. Bijoy Kumar - Editor of BSMotoring - does not consider Overdrive as "quality competition"

There is Autocar, which I consider is quality competition. It is a foreign title but it has got its advantages and disadvantages. Then there is Overdrive, we do not compete with them as the quality of writing is completely different.

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BSM is the pick of the lot. The writing style can be addictive.
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AutocarIndia, it rocks..;-)

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Heres something interesting. Bijoy Kumar - Editor of BSMotoring - does not consider Overdrive as "quality competition"

There is Autocar, which I consider is quality competition. It is a foreign title but it has got its advantages and disadvantages. Then there is Overdrive, we do not compete with them as the quality of writing is completely different.

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I believe they are trying to say that they cater to a different segment.
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I believe it was a very subtle and sarcastic way to dispose their content quality.

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Agreed on that point too.

Anyways I just read the cedia article on their website. There is no cedia in the pics .they have the new lancer on display. now that is pathetic to speak about quality of the mag.
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in present scenario , i would be confused with AUTOCAR or TOPGEAR , but from above choices , definitely AUTOCAR.
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why only these three mags? thers plenty others. be fair.
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Auotcar India, reading it makes me feel at home.

Read Car but wasnt happy. Have the Top Gear issue at home, looking forward to reading it and comparing it to Autocar.

BTW, was a regular reader of Autocar before they came to India.
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