Lexus LF-NX oddball concept hybrid gets world debut in Frankfurt Auto Show

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The oddly named and odd-looking  LF-NX, a Lexus compact crossover hybrid concept, will make its world premiere at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. It will be powered by a new variant of the Lexus Hybrid Drive system tuned for SUV performance.

With its distinctive and sculpted styling, the LF-NX concept’s exterior design reflects an evolution of Lexus’ L-finesse design language.

The Frankfurt Auto Show begins Sept. 10 with media previews will be open to the public beginning Sept. 14.

The Lexus hybrid compact SUV will make its world debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
The Lexus LF-NX hybrid compact SUV will make its world debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

The LF-NX front is dominated by a strong interpretation of the Lexus spindle grille, expressive signature front lighting with independent Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and unique corner styling. It separates the bumper from the front wing with an aggressive vertical cut.

In profile, muscular wheel arches are trimmed with the black protective finish which typifies an urban crossover. Above the pronounced diamond shape of the belt line, a classic Lexus side glazing profile and steeply raked tailgate create the sweeping silhouette of an athletic coupe.

The rear features highly articulated lamp clusters. They are detailed to project downwards to the full depth of the bumper, creating a sharp, aerodynamic trailing edge to the vehicle which mirrors the front wing detailing.

For more information, visit: The Frankfurt Auto Show

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