short: A civilized,
V8-powered full-size sedan.
This V8-powered replacement for the Park Avenue offers a wide variety of upscale niceties like heated and cooled leather seats for a fair price. And with the Lucerne's sizable engine cranking out 275 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, this is one American sedan that doesn't sacrifice performance for posh looks.
Four-year/50,000 mile new vehicle warranty.
Price as tested: $33,945
Engine: 4.6L V8, 275 horsepower, 295 lb-ft
Transmission: Four-speed automatic
Safety:Driver & passenger front
and side air bags, front and rear side curtain air
bags, OnStar One Year Safe & Sound, rear child
seat anchors, remote keyless entry
Acceleration:0-60 circa 7
power disc ABS
Fuel Economy:17 city, 25 highway
control, front and rear independent suspension, Magnasteer
variable-assist, 17" wheels