Aston Martin is working on a replacement for its Vantage but the current model still has plenty of life left in it. Today the automaker revealed a version of the range-topping V12 Vantage S with a 7-speed manual transmission. We also got our first look at the upcoming Vantage GT8 track special.

Audi today released the first details on its updated A3 range. Among the updates are revised looks, a new engine and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Sadly, we hear that Cadillac’s plans for a new sedan positioned above the CT6 have been nixed. The sedan would have been called the CT8 and rivaled the likes of the Bentley Flying Spur and Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.

You'll find all of these stories and more in today's car news, right here at Motor Authority.

2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S gets 7-speed “dogleg” manual

Updated Audi A3 revealed with more power, tech

Cadillac nixes plan for "CT8" flagship sedan--report

2017 Cadillac XT5 review

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 spy shots

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Updated Audi S3 revealed

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