"But the biggest problem with the new M3 is likely the price, which is expected to climb to about $62,000 when it goes on sale next spring. Thatís some $7000 more than the outgoing model,..."
Although there is no explicit reference to a "price as tested", the $7k more than the outgoing model statement must mean that that's what they are talking about
I concur. However, in the actual magazine, at the end of the article where the stats are given the price is given as "Price as tested: 62K (est)"