Stuart Masson

Stuart Masson
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Stuart is the Editorial Director of our suite of sites: The Car Expert, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive 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.
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The best used V6 cars for under £10,000

The V6 engine has featured in all manner of cars over the years, but which are the ones can you now buy for under £10,000?
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New Tesla Model Y electric crossover unveiled

Tesla has unveiled the new Model Y – a seven-seat electric crossover that will serve as the Model 3’s slightly bulkier sibling.
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Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars for emissions breaches

Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 44,000 cars after it was found that many of its models were emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2)...
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Car finance: the PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) explained

The PCP (personal contract purchase) is the most popular type of car finance. This guide tells you everything you need to know about PCP car finance.
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Geneva: Mercedes unveils new CLA Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz has taken the covers off its second-generation CLA Shooting Brake at the Geneva motor show yesterday.
SsangYong Korando - Geneva 2019 | The Car Expert

Geneva: SsangYong launches all-new Korando SUV

SsangYong has unveiled its latest model – the new Korando mid-sized SUV – at the 2019 Geneva motor show.
Alfa Romeo Tonale concept 01 - Geneva motor show | The Car Expert

Geneva: Alfa Romeo SUV concept steals the show

Alfa Romeo has caused a stir with a 'near-production' concept car of its second SUV, the Tonale, at the 2019 Geneva motor show.
Imagine by Kia concept car - Geneva 2019 | The Car Expert

Geneva: Imagine by Kia all-electric concept revealed

Kia has ‘imagined’ a new concept machine for the 2019 Geneva motor show — the Imagine by Kia.
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Private car buyers lift new car market in February

New car sales rose slightly in February, thanks to strong growth from private new car buyers, while fleet registrations slipped slightly.
FCA to crack down on rip-off car dealers | The Car Expert

Financial watchdog to crack down on rip-off car dealers

Car dealers are ripping off buyers on their car finance by more than £1,000 to pocket higher commissions, Britain’s financial watchdog has found.
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Volvo to limit top speed on all new cars

Volvo Cars has used this week's Geneva motor show to announce that it will limit the top speed of its new cars at 180km/h (112mph) from next year.
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How does the UK number plate system work?

Many people find the British number plate system bewildering. The Car Expert explains how it all works and what all the letters and numbers really mean.
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Five-star safety ratings for Mercedes, Honda and SEAT

Three of the latest new SUVs have all achieved a five-star safety rating from crash testing organisation Euro NCAP.
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New Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 targets Porsche Cayenne S

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the hottest variant yet of its GLE SUV – the GLE 53 mild hybrid – ahead of next week's Geneva motor show.
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Toyota Corolla range expands with new models

Toyota has announced new GR Sport and Trek versions of its new Corolla model will go on display at the Geneva motor show next week.
Honda e Prototype | The Car Expert

Honda concept previews new electric city car

After stealing the show with the Urban EV concept at Frankfurt in 2017, Honda has unveiled the latest iteration of its all-electric city car concept.
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Jaguar XE gets a raft of updates

Jaguar has announced price cuts, styling tweaks and a a raft of tech updates to its XE saloon ahead of next week's Geneva motor show.
2019 Peugeot 208 supermini | The Car Expert

All-new Peugeot 208 revealed with EV option

Peugeot has lifted the lid on its all-new 208 range – with a fully-electric option for the supermini – ahead of next week's Geneva motor show.
Volvo XC90 facelift | The Car Expert

Refreshed Volvo XC90 debuts with mild hybrid power

Volvo has revealed a facelifted version of its flagship XC90 model, which will make its public debut at next week's Geneva motor show.
2019 Audi SQ5 TDI | The Car Expert

The Audi SQ5 is back – as a diesel

Audi has reintroduced its sporty SQ5 SUV after a six-month hiatus, but the previous petrol engine has been swapped for a mild-hybrid diesel unit.
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Can I take out car finance for someone else?

Can you take out car finance in your name if the car is for someone else? This is called an accommodation deal, and it causes considerable confusion.
Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition 2019 | The Car Expert

Mercedes-Benz SLC signs off with Final Edition model

The Mercedes-Benz SLC will end production later this year – without a replacement model in the works – following the release of a Final Edition model.
Reality check: is Brexit making car finance more expensive? | The Car Expert

Reality check: Is Brexit making car finance more expensive?

Media reports in the last few days claim that Brexit is responsible for driving up the price of cars and the cost of PCP car finance. But is that actually true?
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New Ford Focus ST revealed

One of the most anticipated cars of 2019 has broken cover, with the Ford Focus ST revealed to the world ahead of the Geneva motor show.
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The ten golden rules for buying a car

Buying a new or used car? Follow these pearls of wisdom from The Car Expert and make sure you get the right car for the right price.

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Porsche Cayenne Coupe to target BMW X6

Porsche now has an answer to sporty SUV rivals with swept back body styles in its Cayenne Coupe, on the road in May at prices from £62,129..