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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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The BMW X5M and X6M Competition unveiled

After more than 100 days since attending an actual motor launch, heading out to Zwartkops raceway to test drive the BMW X5M Competition and X6 M Competition models was almost surreal...

By Naresh Maharaj 21 hours ago

Introducing the all-new Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy

Megane aficionados will be happy to know that the Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy has been launched in South Africa...

By Naresh Maharaj 6 Jul 2020

Track and road tested: The BMW M340i xDrive Sedan

I received the keys to a beauty of a beast speed machine recently and straight away I could feel the excitement coursing through my veins...

By Naresh Maharaj 29 Jun 2020

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor the boss of 4x4's?

I recently spent some quality time with the Ford Ranger Raptor and here are my thoughts...

By Naresh Maharaj 23 Jun 2020

Coffee anyone? The all new Suzuki S-Presso is here - stand tall, stand bold

The S-Presso: a new urban SUV that condenses all the best Suzuki characteristics in a compact and affordable package...

By Naresh Maharaj 8 Jun 2020

Care for your car during lockdown

How does one care for your motor vehicle in the time of this lockdown period?

By Naresh Maharaj 14 Apr 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on SA's automotive industry

All industries have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in more ways than one, and the motoring industry is no exception...

By Naresh Maharaj 7 Apr 2020

The Lexus RX 350 F Sport is large and in charge

I have driven a myriad of SUVs; small, medium and large, but the Lexus RX 350 had to stand out as one of the best...

By Naresh Maharaj 23 Mar 2020

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch, A-Class Sedan built to please

I recently had the pleasure of driving both the A-Class Hatch and the A-Class Sedan...

By Naresh Maharaj 16 Mar 2020

The all-new Kia in SA

There is one word that is synonymous with the all-new Kia Seltos...exceptional!

By Naresh Maharaj 10 Mar 2020

Introducing the all-new Renault Triber

The all-new Renault Triber is truly a unique offering to the South African market...

By Naresh Maharaj 27 Feb 2020

Hyundai's i30N is more than a feeling

Hyundai's tagline for the newly launched i30N is 'feel the feeling'...

By Naresh Maharaj 18 Feb 2020

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

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