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.

News

Meet a Joburg craft-builder who wants to upscale his business

All Johannes Sithole (51) ever wanted to do was build cars. And if he had been given the right opportunities, his ...

Motoring

FIRST DRIVE | The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fé is different but good

Even its makers concede that the Hyundai Santa Fé is somewhat difficult to accurately place in the market. Yes, it is ...

Motoring

REVIEW | The 2021 Audi A6 is a rare but delightful commodity

What will be the ultimate fate of the premium D-segment sedan genre? We are talking about nameplates steeped in ...

Motoring

REVIEW | The new 2021 Ford Everest Sport is a segment leader

When you drive certain vehicles back-to-back with rivals, it is much easier to declare supremacy. Some products are ...

Motoring

FIRST DRIVE | Why the Haval Jolion is the best Chinese offering yet

Great Wall Motors (GWM) and its slightly swankier Haval division seem to be at the same tipping point Hyundai and Kia ...

Motoring

REVIEW | The 2021 BMW M5 Competition is a supercar slayer

It beggars belief that in 2021 there are hatchbacks that are quicker than supercars of a decade ago. An example? With ...

Motoring

How to buy an affordable and reliable premium sedan in 2021

Do not believe what you see on Instagram. I assure you, we members of the motoring media establishment are not ...

Motoring

FIRST DRIVE | Safety concerns take the shine off new 2021 Suzuki Swift

The Swift and SX4 jointly spearheaded proceedings when Suzuki made a re-entry to the South African market more than a ...

Entertainment

REVIEW | Tackling a 2,000km road trip in the new 2021 Audi Q7 45 TDI

The Volkswagen Group is a fascinating animal. It is a marvel that, despite the cross-pollination between the array of ...

Motoring

LONG-TERM UPDATE 11 | Reflecting on 11 months with a Polo GTI

If you have been following our monthly updates on the Volkswagen Polo 6 GTI over the last 11 months and 14,000km, you ...

X