Buick is the first to acknowledge it lost touch with the pulse of its audience in the 1980s and 1990s, and over the last decade it has seen its average buyer age rise to somewhere in the mid-70s. But that's all set to change with the new Enclave already out and the brand-new 2010 LaCrosse coming this summer.
We got the chance to take the new LaCrosse for a spin at a GM press event in Detroit this week, and we can tell you in all seriousness: this is a really, really good car. It's not a hot-dog performer or an all-out technological luxury onslaught, but it does combine mid-size powertrains and pricing with large-sedan size and comfort, all with a healthy dose of style and luxury.
The exterior of the new LaCrosse has been plastered across the web since its debut at the Detroit Auto Show
, and it's a fine new face to help Buick target a younger, more vibrant audience, but the interior is the real story.
Fans of Lexus, Acura and Infiniti often point to the shoddy interiors of American...