Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] 458 Italia was utterly brilliant. Topping it while also kowtowing to toughening emissions regulations was never going to be an easy task for the engineers in Maranello. Find out if they achieved their goal in our first drive review of the car’s successor.

Cadillac’s new Escala concept points at the future direction of the brand, one that entails a more dynamic look and the latest technology. Judging from the results of our latest poll, it appears not everyone is pleased with the new direction.

Volkswagen is working on a new Polo. A prototype for the new subcompact hatch has been spied. While it won’t be coming to the United States, an SUV derivative may end up here.

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

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