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"The only disappointment is the lack of any bends."
Acorn User

"This ease of use and the smooth, well-executed graphics, together with it being, to my knowledge, the only motor-racing simulation on the Electron market, make Overdrive well worth a look."
Electron User

"The game is fast, responsive and easy to learn, having said all that there are other versions that have curves and these make the whole process much more interesting for the driver."
Home Computing Weekly


A multi-stage 3D race for the World Drivers' Championship!

There are five different stages including night, snow, desert and riverside scenes.

To qualify for the next stage, you must finish in the top twelve - this is indicated by the bonus going into the blue region on the indicator.

Game Controls

Z - Left, X - Right, * - Accelerate, ? - Decelerate


Cover Art Language(s): English
Compatibility: Acorn Electron
Release: Professionally released On Cassette
Original Release Date: 1st Nov 1985
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Overdrive (Cassette)
Overdrive (5.25" Disc)
Overdrive (3.5" Disc)