The first prototype for the RS performance version of the latest Audi A3 has been spotted. The prototype is for an RS 3 Sportback, based on the five-door A3 Sportback, but we suspect the car’s mechanical package will eventually make its way into the A3 sedan as well.

The first BMW M5, the E28, made its world debut at an auto show in Amsterdam in 1984. To celebrate the popular performance sedan’s 30th birthday this year, BMW is planning a surprise.

The new Corvette variant Chevrolet has been teasing for the 2014 New York Auto Show turned out to be the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible. The stunning drop top will pack at least 625 horsepower when it goes on sale early next year.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news headlines from around the High Gear Media network, right here at Motor Authority.

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