Lexus LF-SA Concept wants to chew up Smart and MINI

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It may look like a Predator helmet mounted on ridiculous alloy wheels, but the Lexus LF-SA Concept is actually pretty sensible: think Alien-hunter for the urban dweller. Freshly revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the diminutive two-door is Lexus’ take on the ultra-compact, sub-B-segment that Smart plays in. Less than 136 inches long and 67 inches wide, there’s hardly enough space on the front to mount the company’s ever-more-gaping spindle grille, here looking as though it’s puckering up to the Lexus badge.

While it may share the 2+2 seating and a general stance with the Scion iQ, in fact the LF-SA apparently bears no connection to the Toyota-made city car. That, according to Lexus, is down to the iQ not quite living up to the Japanese marque’s luxury aspirations (and if you consider the failure of the Aston Martin Cygnet, you can’t really argue with them).

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