I think the above para is at the heart of it... I have come out of BMW's and Audis and nothing is as desirable and pleasurable to drive (imo) than the Brera. I have the auto diesel which is good for me and I just love the drive. I live with the little niggles (that I never had in a 3 or 6 series) because it is what it is. Heart and Passion.
You will go through tyres quickly. And the driving 'passion' (in the chassis) isn't a quantum leap above anything else, not until you go manic on the revs.
So, as a daily driver, I feel, the Brera has 2 'characters. A little 'lumpy' when not being pushed, and a little 'frantic' when pushed hard. (But fuel and tyre wear goes up accordingly). I have a gen 1, so maybe they've sorted these issues by now?
Remember, it is a GT, not a pure-bred racer.
It's also a generation behind in engine tech.
I was aware of all this when I bought mine, and it's still a thing of beauty and pleasure. But, if you're a very demanding driver, there are other's on the market - Like the Scirocco, not nearly as pretty, but more 'accomplished'
Yes, I am an 'Alfitsi', (have to be to pay 'over the odds') but can be dispassionate too.
Just do a thorough test drive in a broad mix of environments, and do the same with the other marques too.
Also, depreciation has NOT been kind to the V6, you can get a 2-3 year old one for about half price. (And this will be you
in 3 years too).