There are not a lot of choices in the quality semi auto market over here, military style rifles excluded of course.
The BAR from Browning is probably the best, when you compare it to the only other option, a Remington. Problem with the BAR is the need to clean the bbl from the muzzle back, you can't clean from the chamber fwd. This proceedure, even with a muzzle protector can damage your crown.
HK is introducing a new semi this year in 3006, I have no idea what it will be like but I am sure it will be $$$. Take a look and see. The old HK sporter rifles had quite a following.