“It has to beat everybody in the segment in driving dynamics because all the Australian, UK and American journalists say ‘ooh the E46 CSL was the last real 3 Series’,” Frohlich told motoring.com.au...“I do not want to hear that shit anymore.”

Negative media reviews of recent BMW 3 Series generations have motivated the German car-maker to aim for new driving benchmarks with its latest mid-size luxury sedan.

Speaking at the Paris motor show last week, where the new BMW 3 Series sedan made its global debut, the company’s development chief Klaus Frohlich said the latest G20 version had to be the best driving car in its class.

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/10/09/bmw-development-chief-built-the-g20-3-series-while-fed-up-with-c/#slide-7436155

I care about this stuff, but what do you think? Do most buyers still care?