Typhoon Jebi also left a trail of widespread destruction beyond the airport. It was the strongest storm to hit Japan in a quarter of a century.
In the ancient capital of Kyoto, Jebi ravaged a world heritage site, Nishi-Honganji temple. The typhoon damaged a traditional theatre roof and other structures that are considered important cultural assets in the country.
Sales of the new Nissan X-Trail in the UK have started, with the company releasing pricing and range details of their refreshed flagship SUV.
Among the highlights of the facelifted model is of course the addition of the ProPilot semi-autonomous technology, which allows the new Nissan X-Trail to drive itself under supervision in a single lane on highways during heavy traffic congestion and high-speed cruising.
It took Nissan a few months to take some of the gadgets of their X-Trail 4Dogs Concept and launch them under the 'Paw Pack'.
Priced at £599 (equal to $775) in the United Kingdom, the optional accessory kit fits all X-Trail models made from 2014 onward, and comprises of six components meant to transform SUV's boot space into a dog-friendly environment.
Nissan unveiled their updated X-Trail last week, and now it can be ordered in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Priced from 2,197,800 yen (equal to $20,075), for the entry-level 20S grade, with two-wheel drive and two rows of seats, it brings enhanced looks that includes a wider grille, new bumpers, revised lighting units, new wheels, and colors.
The Nissan X-Trail has been the latest recipient of the company’s semi-autonomous ProPilot driver assistance suite, launching in its home market of Japan this week.
Joining the Nissan Serena – the first of the company’s models on sale with the semi-autonomous technologies – the updated Japanese-market X-Trail can now accelerate, brake and steer without driver inputs during single-lane driving on a highway.
Following the example of its North-American sibling, the Nissan X-Trail receives a range of updates to make it more competitive in its class.
Starting with the visual changes, the new Nissan X-Trail now features a wider ‘V-Motion’ grille, matched by a new bumper design and a set of revised headlight clusters that integrate the boomerang DRLs.
We've seen new cars bundled with all sorts of optional extras, from bicycles to performance driving lessons. But a drone? That's gotta be new. Yet that's exactly what Nissan is offering – in some markets, at least.
The Japanese automaker has announced a new version of the X-Trail called the X-Scape, which comes bundled with a Bebop 2 – a remote-control quad-copter made by French electronics manufacturer Parrot.