We hope you like the look of the new Lexus GS. The Japanese luxury automaker has made it clear it aims to spread the new "spindle" grille found on the sedan across the brand. During an interview with Takayuki Katsuda, chief engineer for the RX line, four teaser images were splashed across the screen, including what looks to be the next-generation LS. If that's true, the model will wear a heavily accented version of the Predator maw, complete with a chrome or brushed metal accent frame. Likewise, the headlamps will boast metal (or metal-effect) trim work of their own, complete with a dual-projector array.

Other reports have indicated the teaser may hint to what buyers can expect to see from the LS 600h F Sport when the model arrives.

In addition to the LS teaser, the video also flashes a brief glimpse at vehicles like the GS 450h, CT 200h F Sport and the upcoming ES. Hit the jump to take a look for yourself.



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      Bryan Riddle
      • 2 Years Ago
      are we ever getting a new IS, isn't that model the oldest by now?
        vince
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Bryan Riddle
        Good question, it seems like Lexus and Infiniti are ignoring their entry level sport/luxury cars. If they are not careful the new 3 series and ATS are going to eat their lunch.
          • 2 Years Ago
          @vince
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        Dwight Bynum Jr.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Bryan Riddle
        You do realize it JUST turned 6 years-old and the first generation saw a 7 year life cycle... right?
        BlackDynamiteOn
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Bryan Riddle
        There will be a new IS this fall...... BD
      rrod436
      • 2 Years Ago
      "Looks like aCylon centurion face from Battlestar Galactica", I thought so too, the invasion begins!
      Mark
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't hate the front on "face" value, I dislike the integration of the new front with a body that feels too much last generation. They seemed afraid to turn off the older buyers they count on by taking the design to where it should have been.
      1STH
      • 2 Years Ago
      Audi does the grille gracefully.....Lexus does the grille HIDEOUSLY.....wow....that front end is a massive fail.
        Jake
        • 2 Years Ago
        @1STH
        They both have grills that are too large. I would like the Lexus grill if it didn't go down so far. I don't like this trend of designing a large grill and attaching a car behind it.
      darkness
      • 2 Years Ago
      They stole Audis grille and pinched it
      Hazdaz
      • 2 Years Ago
      Damn that's awful.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Hazdaz
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      nsxrules
      • 2 Years Ago
      Gorgeous!
      desinerd1
      • 2 Years Ago
      Unlike Audi, and Mercedes, Lexus designers actually got off their butts and tried something new. I like the new design and I am glad they didn't go too far like Acura.
      Wisdom Seeker
      • 2 Years Ago
      Too ugly to purchase.
      AP1_S2K
      • 2 Years Ago
      it's amazing how many Japanese companies have failed at a cohesive design language to strengthen their brand image: -- Subaru attempted their front grille design which was a huge failure (tribeca and Impreza, WRX) -- Infiniti with their blob style has their entire range outsold by the Jeep Wrangler. -- Acura with their can opener front grille and hideous overall design language (ZDX and TL the biggest offenders). -- Now Lexus eff'n it all up with their poorly designed grille - please let somebody with talent run the show, and I can bet you, it's because of Japanese management insisting that all things be done by Japanese although Toyota is I think moving away from this (good).
        Famsert
        • 2 Years Ago
        @AP1_S2K
        What a tool. Acura has not insisted all things be done by the Japanese. They by far have the worst designs in the luxury segment and the studio churning them out is 100% AMERICAN. In fact, Honda and Toyota have used American design studios for many years now. Nice try turning this into a Japanese-bashing session though.
        desinerd1
        • 2 Years Ago
        @AP1_S2K
        Let me guess. You drive a VW Beetle.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @AP1_S2K
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      wave9x
      • 2 Years Ago
      Acura and the big chrome beak, and now Lexus with a humongous chrome framed grille. Why do the Japanese companies think chrome = luxury? Do they have a simplistic (and ancient) view that Americans will think anything with a huge chrome grille is desireable? I seriously doubt they would dump such a tacky, gawdy look on the European market.
        BlackDynamiteOn
        • 2 Years Ago
        @wave9x
        You're right. Mercedes doesn't use any chrome on their grilles.......oh, wait a minute....... BD
        Matt
        • 2 Years Ago
        @wave9x
        I dont think the Japanese are the only ones who think that (See GMC Denali trucks and all the special additions F 150's)
      BlackDynamiteOn
      • 2 Years Ago
      Infinitely better than Mercedes hot mess on the SL/ML, or Audi's gaping hole...... BD
        David J. Bernstein
        • 2 Years Ago
        @BlackDynamiteOn
        So on Audi's it's a "gaping hole" but on an overpriced Toyota it's not? Lexus fanboys: They're just so funny.
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