BMW is set to introduce an all-new version of its 7-Series flagship sedan next year, and we’ve just spotted a prototype. This one is for a new plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation 7-Series that will be aimed at the rival S-Class Plug-In Hybrid from Mercedes-Benz.

A prototype for a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle was also spotted recently: the 2016 M-Class. The popular SUV is set to undergo a major update for the 2016 model year and it looks like there will be revised styling at both ends.

Audi’s first-generation R8 supercar is on its way out but the most powerful version we’ve seen yet has just been launched. It’s called the R8 LMX and it’s the first vehicle in the world to come with laser lights for the high beams as standard.

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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