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Old 20th February 2004, 02:56   #1
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Hey guys *. Just had a look at BSM's site and found this lovely article by the eddy. And it states the ups and downs, the life of the mighty ol' zen. Check it out, and if u are a zen freak like me, it'd just bring a tear to your eye. http://www.bsmotoring.com/2004/feb07_1.htm
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Hey Revv

in the article it says "made famous by an advertisement campaign that hurts the sensibilities of Indian women" what campaign was this?

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Hey Rehaan. The "ad campaign that hurt women sensibilities" is the one which came out in nov/dec about that woman getting chased around by a tiger in paris... which is a complete yawn and practically ruins the brand image of the car (luckily the car is so good that it'd need to perform horribly itself to go down the drain). Meanwhile, the jan issue of Auto India states the Zen hitting 0-100 in 14.68 secs (against the Santro 1.1s 16.6). To put it simply, this car can just about outgun a Ikon 1.3 NXt with 70 bhp. And add a K&N, remove the backseat and a lovely exhaust into the pic alongwith good alloys, this car can easily do some 13 sec timing. Thats bang into Skoda Octavia, Optra territory.
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Hey Revv,

Yeah I read that article too, a while back. Isnt BSMotoring amazing with its style and quality of articles? You can just tell that this magazine is run by a group of car-fanatics...and they couldnt care less about the corporate image and games that other Indian magazines seem to get stuck into (Though Autocarindia byfar makes the best job of it - the best Indian mag IMO).

BSMotoring is the only magazine which waxes eloquently about its love for RD350's, SWB Mahindra Jeeps, muscle cars and Honda engines.

Truly Fantastic stuff. I think they only need to ramp up their road-tests as they come across more like road-opinions due to the lack of professional timing gear.

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hey fellas

ya BSM does have a knack to write great articles. What I like bout them is that they really make an effort to bring us news on exotics and other imports which people bring into India something that trhe other mags havent done as well as they have. Like GTO said they really need to ramp up thre road tests otherwise theyre pretty good a mag

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I wonder what would zen lovers have to say about the quite burial of their loved one.
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This is an old thread/article. We'll keep it only for reading.

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