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
REVIEW | The new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB is one hip square

Once upon a time the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) was a popular body format. You might remember early pioneers from the new millennium like the ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
SUV SHOOT-OUT | 2021 Peugeot 2008 versus Volkswagen T-Roc

At first glance it seems like a slightly mismatched comparison. You might be thinking that the B-segment Peugeot 2008 would find a more congruent ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
LONG-TERM UPDATE 1 | Say hello to our new Toyota Corolla Hatch

Say hello to Stylish Smurf, our Toyota Corolla Hatch (1.2T XR CVT Bi-T); which joins the team for the next three months, occupying the parking spot ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
FIRST DRIVE | New 2021 Lexus IS 300h feels slow and dated

Wielding in-line six-cylinder engines, rear-wheel drive and athletic styling (for the era); there were no prizes for guessing which competitor the ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | The new 2021 Opel Corsa is a little charmer

The Corsa was once a staple for the Opel brand, in its former heydays under General Motors

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | Edgy Corolla hatchback reflects Toyota's new brand of zest

This decade will be remembered as the one in which Corolla became cool

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
LONG-TERM UPDATE 12 | Recapping a year with the VW Polo GTI

You might say the arrival of our long-term Volkswagen Polo GTI in 2020 was eclipsed by more pressing matters. It arrived on March 24, hours before ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
USED REVIEW | A 2019 Mercedes Vito still gets the job done

Mercedes-Benz is a little more diverse than its two direct German competitors. In addition to covering the luxury and performance beats, its ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | Sampling Toyota’s Hilux in Raider and Legend guises

The Toyota Hilux is as envied as it is worshipped. Those committing the former act are, of course, the custodians of the rivals in the space. Ford, ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
Stellantis giant has big plans for SA

Stellantis, whose establishment came through a merger between PSA Group (which owns Citroën, Opel and Peugeot) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is the ...

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