Funny enough all the BMWs here are "de-tuned" though on the product flyer and website the performance matches those found in Europe.
Makes things rather disturbing
I have driven a 320d, it is the 150 bhp version. It gets great fuel economy, but I don't beleive the 0-62 figure. The engine seems to almosst have a powerband line a 2 stroke motorcycle. There is power there but not much, then suddenly it kicks in for 1500 rpm or so then you have to change up. You have to rev the nuts off it to get it off the mark at any real rate. It sounde like the engine is going to explode or something. However, the other 90% of the time when driving it normally it is just as nice as any other 3 series.
I preferred the Jaguar X-type diesel that I also drove. It was cheaper too (in uk at any rate).