This one covers the coupe, but still a good article about the merits of the new 3-series.
"But the 3 Series is more than the sum of its numbers.
'You feel it,' wrote one of our testers after a long Detroit drive. 'The twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter’s fat torque and midrange power; the weighty steering that allows you to place the car wherever you want; the brakes that stop you now; and a sport suspension and chassis combination that absorbs the hardest driving you can throw at it while providing as much feedback as you’ll ever need.'” more.