For some reason, BMW has decided the world needs a car between its X1 small crossover and its X3 Also-Small Crossover. So here’s another small crossover for when a small crossover and a small crossover just aren’t enough. It’s the BMW Concept X2, and it looks angry, like it wants you to die.
On Friday Japan became just the fourth nation to test-fly its own stealth jet, the homegrown X-2 prototype fighter. Decked out in the white and red colors of the country’s flag and built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, it’s hard to escape the X-2’s symbolism—or its importance to Japan’s defense future.
Today the world got to know the jet that’s critical to Japan’s indigenous fighter design future. Until now, photos have been far from detailed and only showed limited angles. With today’s official unveiling, the world has a clearer view of what to expect from the X-2.