Lexus HS 250h Cross-Section

After yesterday’s blocky video screencap of the Lexus HS 250h cut-away that’s being displayed at the Detroit Auto Show, TPP commenter TimeToy posted links to these three images from Autoblog (click for larger versions):

Lexus HS 250h Cutaway
Lexus HS 250h Cutaway
Lexus HS 250h Cutaway

From the looks of things, the battery pack seems to be tiered, with part behind the back seat and part under the seat. In turn, this would explain how Lexus increased the 2009 GS 450h’s trunk space by 40%.