The New Lexus LX Would Be F-ing Hot As The LX F

Rendering

Who thought that grille could be any more of a talking point?

Itwas only a couple of weeks ago that Lexus revealed the facelifted 2016 LX SUV,the company's flagship SUV which has never apologized for being big, bulky,and luxurious. But while other members of the Lexus family have, in recentyears, been given an F performance version, the LX never got its own F-brandedhigh-performance model. And with competitors, like the Mercedes-Benz GL,spawning hotter variants like the GL63 AMG, maybe it's time for Lexus to offeran F variant that could look a little something like this:

With the latest facelift, Lexus brought its current language to the topof its SUV ladder, adding the massive spindle grille that is now the centraldesign element on all of its cars. In this rendering, the grille becomes darkerand the SUV's ride height is lowered. It is given bigger wheels and brakes andlooks like it definitely could fit into the F family, albeit as its bulkiestmember. But what could power the LX F, when the new LX already makes use of the5.7-liter V8 that produces 383 hp and 403 lb-ft of torque? In the past, Lexus useda supercharger on a special edition of the LX designated solely for the Gulf States,offering 450 hp. Would that, and this design, be enough to make this a real Fmodel?

You Might Also Like
15 Car Names That Prove The Porsche Taycan Isn’t So Bad
15 Car Names That Prove The Porsche Taycan Isn’t So Bad
Here's Why The Jeep Wrangler Is The Most Customized Car In The World
Here's Why The Jeep Wrangler Is The Most Customized Car In The World
Is This The Ford Mustang Hybrid Or Something Else Entirely?

Consider us intrigued. You should be too.

Ford Mustang Splits In Half In Illegal Street Race

This is the best example of dumb luck you'll ever see.

The World's Weirdest Wheel Designs

Sometimes the most basic customization tool goes drastically wrong...

Jaguar XE 300 Sport And XE SV Project 8 Create Modern Art

Two vastly different sports sedans that share a common thread.

LEAKED: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Revealed At Private Event

This is the first pic we have seen of the supercharged range-topper

All-New Revolutionary Mazda3 Teased Ahead Of LA Reveal

Along with its game-changing sparkless ignition engine.

WatchThe Extraordinary Nissan GT-R50 Being Built By Hand

It’s all about bending sheet metal the old-fashioned way.

Here's How Aerodynamics Make The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ So Much Faster

Take a behind the scenes look at this amazing system.

Fake Lamborghini Murcielago SV Reverse-Engineered By Iran

The Chinese couldn’t have done it better.