Gone are the days when automobile industry in India was limited to few players with car models hardly changing in years. Now every year there are new models and more and more international manufactures are coming to India. Its very difficult to keep pace with the fast changing automotive world. Thankfully we have many car and automotive magazines in India which will help you navigate this complex world. We are listing the top 10 car and automotive magazines in India for your ready reference.
1. Autocar India
Autocar India is the country’s leading authority for car and motorbike buyers. Having pioneered road testing in India, its road test verdicts are the last word on new cars and bikes. Its monthly content of exclusive news, features and riveting stories continues to be unrivalled. Autocar India is lauded for its high level of editorial content and production standards, and the magazine is complemented by its website AutocarIndia.com. Autocar India pioneered the concept of advertorials in India, conceptualised and created by the in-house Special Projects team. The magazine also has the biggest and liveliest classified services section of any monthly motoring magazine.
OVERDRIVE, By far, India's No.1 car & bike magazine, is fully committed to providing readers with in-depth information on both the glamorous, as well as the more down to earth aspects, of motoring. In Overdrive, you get first-class news, views, reviews and sneak previews of the very latest in the world of cars and bikes, motor sports updates, exciting contests, free posters, humour columns, and sports car stories. But, more importantly, you will find questions answered, tips on safe driving, rules and regulations, classifieds, handy maintenance techniques, the best buys of the times, and loads of other useful information.
3. Auto Today
Everything has rules and procedures to be followed while undertaking any process. Auto Magazines are no different. There are a certain amount of rules that magazines follow to keep a healthy relationship with advertisers and more often than not give vague verdicts. But Auto Today is here to ‘unfollow’ a lot of common practices followed by the industry. Launched by the India Today group, Auto Today will be a premium offering and follow the same path of credible and reliable information to empower the reader. The most in-depth news coverage along with the most detailed first drives and first rides is what you as a reader can expect from us. Not to forget our comprehensive yet detailed comparison tests where the only thing we leave to the tester’s perspective are the looks. Everything else is weighed, measure and tested, then compiled using our secret formulas to arrive at a definite verdict and not the to-each-his—own conclusion. Wan to be a DIY expert? Flip to our DIY section where we tell you about a new Do-It-Yourself solution every month. For the enthusiast we bring all automotive products to the table like after market fitments, accessories and even most affordable and expensive memorabilia. Still not satisfied? Well, off-late we’ve developed a special affection towards never-before-attempted-drives and unique features which will be found at the heart of every Auto Today issue.
4. Evo India
Evo India is devoted to the thrill of driving. From affordable hatchbacks to 300kmph super cars and from single-cylinder sports bikes to screaming superbikes, evo India aims to put the reader firmly behind the wheel and in the saddle to celebrate the motoring experience. Launched in the UK in 1998, evo has grown to become arguably the world’s most respected automobile magazine for motoring enthusiasts. The 16 editions of evo around the globe focus on driving reviews and adventures, plus up-to-date news, opinion, technology, guides and group tests. Keeping pace with the changing needs of the motorist while remaining faithful to the mantra ‘The Thrill Of Driving’, evo punches above its weight in the hotly contested motoring magazine marketplace. evo’s core team of experienced writers, photographers and filmmakers produce award-winning content that is respected globally for its integrity and professionalism
The xBhp (Extra Braking Horse Power) Magazine is one of the finest motorcycle touring and lifestyle magazine in the world. It is published out of New Delhi, India and is run by hardcore motorcyclists. xBhp platform also has India's largest motorcycling web portal and community. The magazine has seeded and promoted the philosophy of "i, the Biker", which means we put the biker before the bike. We also have very high photography standards, and almost no content is syndicated from any other source except our core editorial team and the thousands of xBhp members across India. xBhp also does national and international roadtrips on superbikes and only works with premium brands.
TransREporter is a bi-monthly magazine launched in 2006 with an aim to offer a source of news and knowledge to logistics professionals. TransREporter focuses on providing its point of view on industry trends, the health of the industry and various other reports and analysis necessary for logistics professionals. The idea behind this logistics magazine initiates the versions in connecting service providers to the users, industry supporters to product providers.
7. Car India
CAR magazine, overwhelmingly acknowledged as the world's best car magazine, has driven into India under the name of CAR India. Explosive and vibrant, as well as serious and sensuous, CAR India has been launched to satiate the discerning automobile enthusiast who knows his radiators from his air filters. Full to the brim with spectacular international stories, fantastic Indian features and the hows and why about motorsport the world over, CAR India is for the insightful. Stories coupled with incisive analysis take the reader behind the scenes to explain the "Why" behind the "What", all this accompanied by stunning visuals courtesy award-winning design and publicity. CAR India is an authoritative automobile magazine, written for people with a burning passion for anything on four wheels. At the helm of CAR India is the very experienced Aspi Bhathena, one of the most respected names in the Indian and international motoring journalism.
8. Bike India
For long, India, the world's second largest two-wheeler market has been deprived of a dedicated two-wheeler magazine. The first of its kind, BIKE India has fixed that urge with a truly adrenaline-pumping passion magazine that caters as much to the super-bike fanatic as to man-on-the-road commuter. Dedicated in its entirety to the country's burgeoning biker community, the magazine is emerging as a biker's bible, not just in India, but across Asia. Fueling the passion that pervades the biking scene in the country, BIKE India is produced by hardcore motorcycle enthusiasts with more than 25 years of hands-on experience in motorcycling and its associated culture. It is a magazine that respects, and also encourages huge amounts of reader participation in its features, in a way allowing every reader to identify with its character.
9. Motoring World
This magazines is a specialist motoring magazine, we have always catered to the enthusiast in you and brought an unadulterated view of the world of motoring. Sharp, sassy, clean, wittier and edgier than ever before. Drive it home today!
10. Autocar Professional
Autocar Professional is a twice-monthly B2B publication targeted at the Indian automotive industry. It's delivered to key executives and decision-makers, and provides in-depth analysis of this booming market through its concise news, incisive interviews and accurate data. It also gives the latest information on the automotive markets of China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Autocar Professional also publishes an annual Directory, a comprehensive guide to almost 2000 products and companies.