Rendered: The Production Lexus UX Subcompact Crossover

Lexus UX Rendering

The latest issue of Best Car magazine includes a guess at the upcoming Lexus UX subcompact crossover in a not-so-wonderful shade of brown:

Lexus UX Best Car Full

Pulled from a Japanese blog, the image quality isn’t great — the UX rendering retains much of the original concept’s design, while somehow making it look like a warmed-over Nissan. Lost is the dynamic appearance we saw at last year’s Paris Auto Show:

Lexus UX Concept

Along with the rendering, Best Car is reporting that the production version of the UX crossover will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.

(If all the recent rumors turn out to be true, the UX will share the Detroit stage with the LS F, LC F, and the new ES.)