A Different Kind Of Saturn

Can larger models--and more GM features--revive the brand?

Marletta Stevenson is awaiting the delivery of a car she has never seen. She doesn't even know the sticker price. In April, the retired Bay Shore (N.Y.) teacher plunked down a $500 deposit for a gold Saturn LW wagon. She's hoping the new midsize car that arrives in showrooms in early July will provide more room than her old Saturn SW for toting her model railroads to conventions. "Pure Saturn love is what I'm buying this car on," she says. "I'm buying it on faith."

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