A while back at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Lexus showcased its radically styled crossover concept, the LF-NX. The automaker promoted the car as a mid-sized urban centric hybrid crossover ready to take on the young generation of buyers. Shortly after the unveiling there was a huge wave of criticism on the car’s design as the styling was something that we had never seen before. Now at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus is going to present the car in a new version. We do not want to mislead here, but the new version does not mean a restyled LF-NX concept.

In fact the styling will remain the same but the powertrain will be replaced with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Alongside the new engine there are a handful bodily changes too – for instance, compared to the model showcased at Frankfurt, the new turbo model will have a lower