Thursday, September 05, 2013
"the new Lexus LF-NX concept crossover"
Lexus's so-called "L-finesse" design language, highlighted with bold, strong edges and capped with the inverted "spindle grille," has invoked controversy ever since its debut on the 2013 GS, but no Lexus design will prove as scandalous as the new Lexus LF-NX concept crossover, which debuts at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show next week. Lexus claims the LF-NX concept previews both a future compact crossover model, as well as a future evolution of the L-Finesse design theme. Press materials describe the concept's exterior as "distinctive" and "sculpted." The latter certainly rings true, as the LF-NX's sheetmetal boasts more geometric planes than a crumpled ball of paper. It's as if someone adapted Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall into a vehicle, down to the brushed silver finish. Read more: http://www.automobilemag.com/auto_shows/frankfurt/2013/1309_lexus_lf_nx_concept/#ixzz2e3wdKGbc