Definitely a lot cleaner looking but probably not tempting enough for me since it looks good enough for me right now. Maybe if I hadn't already bought one I'd be looking at it though. Thanks for posting the pics, definitely got the stealth look.You will not see the horizontal bars. All you see is the hitch receiver and it was a breeze to install. It is more on anesthetics. Functionality will be the same with no improvements.
That depends on what purpose do you have in mind. Here's mine. https://www.siennachat.com/threads/roof-box-pictures-lets-put-it-all-in-one-thread.54626/Which ones do you prefer?