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
BRENWIN NAIDU | Close but no cigar: Peugeot’s pickup a bit of a let-down

The Landtrek double-cab is a decent enough vehicle, but  has formidable opposition

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
REVIEW | New Golf 8 GTI less appealing than the older model, but it’s got fans ...

Some might prefer it, but our motoring editor finds it less sporty and more of a practical version.

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
From classic W201 to smart W206: The C-Class Wabenzis went mad for

The ‘Baby-Benz’ title no longer applies to the C-Class, a range that has been through several transformations, as the motoring editor explains.

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
Can Volkswagen’s updated Polo stand the reign?

In any given month, the Volkswagen Polo reigns supreme when it comes to new passenger vehicle sales in SA

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
FIRST DRIVE | Sampling the sleek new Audi Q5 Sportback

The Q5 was a crucial addition to the Audi sport-utility vehicle family. Joining the full-sized Q7, which was their first contribution to the genre, ...

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
BRENWIN NAIDU | Can VW’s Polo maintain its reign in SA?

The hatch faces tough competition, but updated versions should keep converts happy

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
CONSUMER WATCH | Written-off Mini reappears on ‘approved’ dealer floor

Lucian Rajah described a side impact collision in his 2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP (R56) as a near-death experience

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
The quick, comfy Audi S3 is A+

The new iteration blends speed with aggressive styling, and there’s no compromise on practicality and usability

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
CONSUMER WATCH | Strange software glitches see VW buy back unfixable T-Cross

Volkswagen South Africa has settled in a matter involving a T-Cross with electronic glitches

Brenwin Naidu Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
FIRST DRIVE | New Hyundai Staria packs serious swag

You either love or hate what the Hyundai design department is doing right now. Feigning indifference is really impossible – which is more than you ...