Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter

Brenwin Naidu is an award-winning motoring journalist and the youngest South African juror to serve on the prestigious World Car Awards panel. He is the section editor for Sowetan Motoring (weekly) and Sunday Times Lifestyle Motoring (monthly), and a contributing presenter for Ignition GT.

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
SHOOTOUT | Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs Hyundai i30 N vs Renault Mégane RS 300 ...

While 2020 might be a write-off in most aspects, aficionados of the hot hatchback genre had more than a few silver linings to appreciate

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
#ThrowbackThursday: Nissan GT-R vs Suzuki Hayabusa

Join us as we take a look back at our motoring exploits from years gone by. This time, the calendar flips to February 26, 2017, when we staged yet ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
LONG-TERM UPDATE 6 | Finally, our Polo GTI crosses borders

My first workout on the treadmill in this second level of lockdown was like starting a car that had been parked too long

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | Drive the 2020 BMW X5 M50i before buying an X5M

Not long ago BMW launched the full-fat M Competition versions of its X5 and X6 sport-utility vehicles. The astounding acceleration ability of either ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
BUDGET HATCH SHOOTOUT | 2020 Suzuki S-Presso vs Hyundai Atos

Which of these thrifty compacts offers best bang for buck?

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | Fire-breathing 2020 BMW M8 scares and delights

Few things scream obnoxious louder than a matte blue BMW M8 Competition coupé. In the hours the vehicle was entrusted to me, the extent of the ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | The 2020 Mazda MX-5 RF is a recipe spoiled

Three years ago we arranged a special gathering of each Mazda MX-5 generation. While owners had their favourites, there was one thing we all agreed ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
FIRST DRIVE | A turn in the reinvented 2020 Land Rover Defender

This new model aims to attract a demographic above and beyond the traditional profile, with oil-stained fingernails, Camel-hued teeth and windscreen ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
#ThrowbackThursday: Becoming an Uber driver (2016)

Join us as we page through our motoring content archives. Today the calendar flips to June 19, 2016, when Brenwin Naidu operated an Uber for a week

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
10 brands that build cars in SA

Join us as we take stock of the car makers with manufacturing and assembly operations in our country

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