Imagining the Lexus HS 250h with a Spindle Grille

With the Lexus HS now cancelled, the only chance to see the model updated with the spindle grille are with these two renderings from photochopper Theophilus Chin:

Lexus HS 250h Spindle Grille
Lexus HS 250h F Sport

Strangely enough, we might be looking at one of the reasons the HS was discontinued — the application of the spindle grille only heightens the comparisons to a certain Toyota model, which doesn’t fit very well with Lexus’ plan to separate the brand’s visual design from Toyota.

[Source: Theophilus Chin]