Cadillac's Sporty STS
The Good: Sweet looks, available all-wheel drive, new V-6 engine
The Bad: Cramped rear seats, less-crisp handling than BMW and Lexus
The Bottom Line: Cadillac's sporty STS just got bolder and better
One of the pivotal moments in the recent history of General Motors (GM) was the day back in 2001 when Chief Executive G. Richard Wagoner Jr. started looking around for the auto industry's next Robert Lutz to help infuse his company's products with more pizzazz. Wagoner famously decided that product czar Lutz, then in his late 60s, was himself the next Bob Lutz, and he hired the legendary former Chrysler executive as GM's vice-chairman. The Swiss-born Lutz, now 75, immediately started pushing GM to make more cars in the "I've gotta have it" mold.
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