Originally Posted by E92_SID
Yes the engine maybe a torque monster but IMO, if you want the balance of engine, performance, handling, style, and support from the enthusiast community then the M3 is the only way to go.
All that is great but have you ever been to LA? You never get above 30mph so the more low end torque the better. If I lived in LA I would be shopping Lexus LS or Infiniti M class something real comfotable like that.