Naresh Maharaj

Freelance radio and print journalist
Location:Durban, South Africa


Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists. Naresh is also an international sports correspondent and an acclaimed corporate MC and voice-over artist. Naresh is a sports/news producer for community radio stations and also an award-winning sports journalist. Contact Naresh on .
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Mahindra S11 Pik Up Auto: A mix of value, tech and design

Mahindra SA is celebrating its 15th year of operations in South Africa and with that milestone comes the launch of the all-new Mahindra Pik Up Automatic...

By Naresh Maharaj 10 Feb 2020

The Citroën C5 Aircross is smooth and silent

Thoroughly impressive. Smooth and silent with an equally satisfying ride. These are my early impressions...

By Naresh Maharaj 28 Jan 2020

Diesel and Dust. The Gravelog Experience

As a motoring journalist, I drive a myriad of cars, sedans, SUV's of every size, pick-up and bakkies on many road surfaces. But when the opportunity came about to take part in a "Gravel-Log"...

By Naresh Maharaj 20 Jan 2020

The all-new Hyundai Venue is where you'll want to be

After many years of success in South Africa, Hyundai has launched the all-new Venue...

By Naresh Maharaj 9 Jan 2020

What to do in a motor vehicle accident? Stay calm!

Getting involved in a motor vehicle accident is a daunting and unpleasant experience. But what should you do if you have been involved?

By Naresh Maharaj 7 Jan 2020

The Audi A1 Sportback is an urban lifestyle companion

Looking for an eye-catching urban lifestyle companion? Then look no further than the all-new Audi A1 Sportback...

By Naresh Maharaj 10 Dec 2019

Rather take it easy in the Datsun Go CVT - it's smoother

The first impression from the outside paints a beautiful picture of a small car that has a big heart...

By Naresh Maharaj 2 Dec 2019

Kyalami 9 Hour was a top-class spectacle!

It took a while in the making, but it certainly did not disappoint the thousands who turned up on Friday and Saturday for the Kyalami 9 Hour...

By Naresh Maharaj 25 Nov 2019

The Renault Kwid gets refreshed

With just a few tweaks here and there, you can now do so much more in the new Renault Kwid...

By Naresh Maharaj 21 Nov 2019

It's back! The new Hyundai Atos

The Hyundai Atos is back in South Africa - with a new, modern look and styling, impressive standard features and a solid road performance...

By Naresh Maharaj 15 Nov 2019

Let's look at the new Peugeot 2008

They say nothing succeeds like success. Can this be applied to the Peugeot? Let's find out...

By Naresh Maharaj 5 Nov 2019

Suzuki Vitara gets an upgrade

First introduced in 1988 in South Africa, Suzuki has built quite a reputable and reliable name, offering quality cars...

By Naresh Maharaj 29 Oct 2019

A look at the new Citroën C3

What are your impressions when one talks about Citroën? Well, mine is pretty straight forward...

By Naresh Maharaj 25 Oct 2019

Driven: The new Mercedes-Benz CLA

There has been lots of talk around the Fourth Industrial Revolution recently. Allied to this are discussions around Artificial Intelligence which always has me gobsmacked. I keep saying: "What's next?"...

By Naresh Maharaj 18 Oct 2019

A look at the all-new BMW 7 series

Why don't you come with me on a Magic Carpet Ride in the all-new BMW 7 series?

By Naresh Maharaj 11 Oct 2019

The great outdoors beckons at the Brahman Hills Hotel and Spa

Looking to get away from the rat race and recharge those batteries? Want to be surrounded by nature and rolling green hills where wildlife can be seen grazing and roaming freely? Then look no further than Brahman Hills Hotel and Spa...

By Naresh Maharaj 9 Oct 2019

Kyalami 9 Hour returns after 37 years

The Kyalami 9 Hour will make a return after nearly 40 years. The motorsport event will be held at the Kyalami Race Track in Midrand, Johannesburg from 21 to 23 November 2019...

By Naresh Maharaj 8 Oct 2019

Now available in SA: the all new VW T-Cross

The VW T-Cross was first shown to the media a few weeks ago at the Festival of Motoring at Kyalami...

By Naresh Maharaj 1 Oct 2019

The VW Pan Americana: Travel in luxury and comfort

Volkswagen extended its Caravelle line-up with special edition Pan Americana that is equipped with all the bells and whistles and is a pleasure to drive...

By Naresh Maharaj 16 Sep 2019

Large and in charge, the all-new Audi Q8

The all-new Audi Q8 is large and in charge! This vehicle rides elegantly smoothly and makes you feel like a million dollars...

By Naresh Maharaj 10 Sep 2019

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