In addition to the Boxster and Cayman's new GTS trim, the 2015 model year brings a handful of equipment updates for the sporty duo. Individually, each is fairly minor, but taken together, it makes for a substantially upgraded package—at least on some variants.

Audi has confirmed that its next-generation Q7 won’t arrive until the 2016 model year, even though we’ll be getting our first look at the big SUV later this year. Our latest spy shots also reveal many of the new Q7’s details.

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off the latest versions of the Passat sedan and Passat Variant wagon that the rest of the world enjoys. The cars go on sale in Europe later this year and hint at the upgrades we can expect on a facelifted version of the U.S.-spec Passat planned for the 2016 model 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.

2015 Porsche Boxster & Cayman Updates: Minor, But Meaningful

2016 Audi Q7 Spy Shots

2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-Spec) Revealed

2015 Subaru Outback First Drive

BMW Confirms Mexican Plant

June Plug-In Car Sales Surprise: Ford Fusion Beats Chevy Volt

First Formula E Test Sees Sebastien Buemi Top The Charts: Video

July 4 Reminder: Road Trip Meltdowns Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Tesla's Gen 3 Sedan To Be Steel-Bodied, Have 'Realistic' Pricing

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Carries Over, Eco Gets 32 MPG--But Where's That Plug-In?


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