Stuart Masson

Stuart Masson

Stuart is the Editor of The Car Expert, which he founded in 2011, and our new sister site The Van Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the car industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help car buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.

Small cars from around the world

Small cars represent some of the most intelligent vehicle design solutions anywhere. With less size and weight to play with, designers and engineers have to be more innovative when developing a small car compared to a larger vehicle. Top Quote have given us this infographic of some of the smallest small cars from all over the globe.

Where’s my spare wheel?

One of the least-popular trends in modern car design is the almost total disappearance of the traditional full-size spare tyre / spare wheel. Most cars now come with a compact space-saver spare tyre or a canister of green goo and a compressor to re-inflate a punctured tyre. But what does this mean to drivers?

Discovering eBay Collections

eBay has come a long way over the years, and is now a genuine retail opportunity for businesses as well as private sellers (sponsored post).

Ten cool cars for under £10,000

If you had £10K to spend, what are the ten coolest cars you could buy? Well, we had a hunt through the classifieds and here is what we found. (sponsored post)

About The Car Expert

The Car Expert provides impartial car buying advice and automotive news. We help you choose the best car for your needs and get it for the best price.

RUSH: movie review + rent and win!

With 2013’s critically-acclaimed F1 movie Rush now available to view at home, - whether you buy the DVD or simply rent it from the Sky Store - it seems like a good time to have another look and see whether the movie still stacks up on subsequent viewings, and how it works on the small screen compared to the big screen.

Driving a Ferrari 458 and being chauffered by The Stig

This week, I had the opportunity to do something that many grown men would give an important part of their anatomy to do – be driven flat-out around a racetrack in a Lamborghini Aventador by the man who was, until recently, The Stig.

Can I take out car finance for someone else?

"Can I take out car finance in my name if the car is for someone else?" This is a common question when people are applying for car finance, and causes considerable confusion. In short - NO! For a more detailed analysis, read on...

Alain Prost – the best driver of my generation

There is always a debate among motor racing fans as to who is the ‘best driver’ of a period – whether it be this season, the last decade, a certain era, or of course, of All Time. As an official blogger for Autosport International 2014, I have been asked to nominate the best driver of my generation.

EVO magazine – digital vs print editions

How will car magazines adapt to the digital era? EVO magazine, a monthly British motoring magazine, recently asked The Car Expert to review their new app to compare it to the traditional print version. So how does it shape up?

The Car Expert turns two!

17 October 2013:  Today marks two years since The Car Expert first saw the light of day. Initially beginning in 2011 as a car buying service to help people of London purchase a new or used car, the site has since transformed into a blogsite full of advice, assistance and news from all around the automotive world. From the middle of last year, we also started accepting guest blogs from other writer...

Win a Supercar Driving Experience!

NOW CLOSED – thanks for entering! Supercar driving experience vouchers have been popular gifts for many years, and give anyone the chance to enjoy, if only for a short while, the thrill of driving a supercar around a track.  The Car Expert recently visited the famous Brands Hatch race track in Kent to see what a supercar driving experience is all about. The Car Expert has teamed up with Buya...

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