I think Audis are overpriced VWs. If you set in a used one you will notice the plastic peeling and all the ricket noises and the cracked leather. P cars are great but they don't have the roominess of our bimmers. MB amg and black series are beasts but can carry a hefty price tag. Lexus is
FWIW just save up for the F80/F82 or the new M5/M6. I have a feeling the new M3 with its low end torque, reduced weight and 7 speed manual will make one helluva car as long as the EPAS is dialed in correctly.