The Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid concept is a fantastically ugly
luxury car concept which is designed to explore a future
design direction for the Japanese brand. Hopefully before
any production model hits the streets the styling will
be checked over by someone with eyesight.
Kengo Matsumoto, general manager, Lexus Design Division
said of the concept: "The captivating design of
the LF-Gh concept examines the possibility of balancing
what are normally opposing qualities, such as style and
functionality." Clearly he never saw the concept.
The front end - whether you like it or loath it - looks
futuristic and edgy. But sadly this is in stark contrast
to the mundane side view and profile. The rear 3/4 angle
is probably the best position to view it from. Not because
its particularly nice, but just because there's less to
Obviously what the Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept lacks in
style and grace, it makes up for in terms of luxury and
quality. Behind dark tinted glass, hints of an all-new,
future Lexus interior can be glimpsed. The blank-sheet
design has focused on creating a driver-orientated cockpit
with great ergonomics. The interior features genuine,
high-quality materials and rich, finely honed details
such as an all-new analog clock with a three-dimensional
face which is a focal point of the interior.
Blue LED Lexus Hybrid Drive badges located on the front
grille and rear trunk lid of the LF-Gh concept mark the
vehicle out as a fuel-efficient performer. Unfortunately
Lexus is yet to reveal the details of the hybrid drivetrain.
Similar and related vehicles:
Lexus LF SS
Lexus LF-A (2005)
Lexus LF-A (2007)