“Car Magazine” recently got the chance to drive and review BMW’s all-new M3, powered by a 4.0L V8 engine that produces 420hp @ 8300rpm and 295 lb-ft. torque @ 3900rpm. Continue reading for a video. Here’s the verdict:

The car isn’t as hard edged as the previous E46 version – a cost of trying to please a more general audience – but it’s still very fast, practical and well built. Now the wait is on for the hardcore, track-focused, CSL version

[via Autoblog]