Yes friends, this is the 2009 Honda Element, revealing it's new-look Honda shield grille unceremoniously on the web thanks to "" Along with the Honda branded grille on the front, the exterior upgrades include bigger, wraparound headlamps and a newly-styled front bumper. In the back, the facelift reveals a new set of tail lamps and a newly redesigned back door, complete with slightly revised bumper.
The "sportier" 2009 Element SC will also get a little bit of an aero kit and some body-colored molding panels. We wish we had more to tell, but for the moment, you'll have to make do with what we've got. We're also expecting the new Element to hit U.S. dealerships sometime in the fall. [Carscoop]