Honda's latest Civic makes a great alternative to the Audi A3, if you can look past the badge. This is especially true now that a sporty Civic Si has joined the range. It offers 200 hp and comes exclusively with a 6-speed manual transmission, and we've just tested one.

Aston Martin will launch a new V12 Vantage next year, and the car is destined to be the last Vantage equipped with a 12-cylinder engine. Yes, Aston Martin plans to launch hybrids and electric cars in the future, and this electrification strategy will also extend to its sports car lineup.

The electric version of the next-generation BMW 7-Series is in the final stages of development. BMW has confirmed it as the i7, and said we'll see it sometime next year.

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

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