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.

Motoring

Your A-Z guide to new cars you can expect to see in 2022

There is plenty to look forward to from a motoring perspective in 2022. This week we quizzed all the automakers in the ...

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REVIEW | Why the BMW X3 xDrive20d is still a solid choice in 2021

The BMW X3 deserves more credit than it receives. It was, after all, the first of the German three to enter the ...

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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

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REVIEW | 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR is a theatrical brute

You may have noticed a thread between reviews of performance cars over the past 12 months

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11 boxy off-roaders that are enduringly fashionable

We all coo over the sleekness of an aerodynamically-optimised design, but there remains something endearing about a ...

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REVIEW | You'd be a fool to overlook the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai is responsible for many impressive products of late. Its latest Creta and Kona, for example, are praiseworthy ...

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REVIEW | 2021 Taycan Cross Turismo offers dirt-track capability

It’s a significant time for vehicle development, as most carmakers transition to electrified powertrains. This era will ...

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REVIEW | 2021 Mazda BT-50 is marred by harsh ride, unrealistic price

One of Mazda SAa’s recent missteps involves the current ND-generation MX-5. Someone thought it would be a great idea to ...

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Enjoying the evolution of the Toyota Corolla

Sampling past models from an established automobile lineage is often an illuminating experience. A hands-on motoring ...

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Celebrating 70 years of Volkswagen in South Africa

Global automakers with local manufacturing operations are woven tighter into the national social and economic fabric ...