To think, I have always though that C&D was the best of the American car mags. First motortrend tests a C230K against the 328i, what an insult! Now C&D tests a base 323i with the 15 alloys against a fully loaded 1.8TQMS. Come on!! I'm sure if they spent a little extra and got sport package, they would have rated it best. Come on Car and Driver, Wise up!!
PS Seriousl;y considering writing a very long, annoying letter (I'll be very kind, however) to C&D.