I don't know if many people on this forum have read the latest issue of EVO magazine, but the M135i, beloved by many on this forum, actually made the shortlist of the EVO car of the year. I'd be more than glad to post the actual writing on this forum (I've got the digital iPad version, so it's just screenshotting), so if anyone wants to read the whole review, jus lemme know.
In order (from best to worst), according to EVO:
1) Pagani Huayra
1) Lotus Exige V6 (tie)
3) Porsche Boxster S
4) Mclaren MP4-12C
5) Porsche 911 Carrera
6) BMW M135i (8 speed auto)
Other contenders that didn't make the final shootout:
Mercedes C63 AMG Black
Alpina B3 GT3
Morgan 3 Wheeler
Toyota GT 86
It's also interesting to note that the M135i scored the exact same laptime as the B3, and just under a second slower than the C63 AMG. I'm now fully convinced that this little beast is the bargain of the century, even more so than the 1M.
Edit: From one car nut to the rest of the car nuts out there, ENJOY!