Rumors of a new mid-engine model from Porsche are making headlines once again. The new model, which is tipped to be called the 960, is expected to be launched in 2017 and come with a flat-eight engine.

MINI has released details on its 2015 John Cooper Works Countryman and Paceman models. They join the rest of the 2015 MINI lineup in showrooms later this year and come with a few new styling tweaks and interior updates.

Daimler is planning to relaunch Maybach as an ultra-luxury sub-brand for high-end Mercedes-Benz models. The first Mercedes model to wear the Maybach tag will be a stretched S-Class, and this will soon be followed by additional models.

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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2015 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman And Paceman Revealed

Maybach Tag To Spread To Multiple Mercedes Models Including GL SUV: Report

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