The new Audi TT RS is expected to be revealed and go on sale sometime next year. It will have redesigned bumper, front grille and air intakes and a 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder engine.
Aston Martin has revealed that it will continue to offer selection future models with traditional stick shifts. Manual gearboxes will remain a part of its AMG-powered and forced-induction future.
The cars Volvo is developing in Sweden with the emerging Chinese automotive superpower, Geely, scheduled for export to North America, will have powertrains designed to accommodate plug-in hybrid systems.