Land Rover Range Rover Velar will be launched in India by the end of 2017 or the beginning of 2018. The vehicle is similar to other Land Rover Range Rover. Even though it is big it has a polished look. The expected price tag is in between Rs. 80 lakh and Rs. 90 lakh. Velar is the most advanced SUV from Land Rover. It will be the 4th vehicle to be added to Range Rover family in India. The vehicle delivers aggressive looks with the presence of large bumper, power-adjustable seats, and premium leather upholstery.
Features – Range Rover Velar
Land Rover Range Rover Velar comes with a diesel engine. It has great exteriors to deliver impressive look. The fascia has the honey-mesh grille and special kind of Range Rover headlamps. It has attractive daytime LED running lamps as well.
The pillars and roof are backed out and it has big doors. Land Rover goes for simple interiors. The Velar has advanced Touch-Pro Duo infotainment system. The vehicle management, as well as navigation, can be done in a very efficient way with the help of two touch screens stacked one above the other.
The luxury SUV will be available in three variants including S, SE, and HSE. The Velar will be imported as CBU unit and it will increase the price in India. The company might go for local assembly in the coming years to reduce the manufacturing cost.
Clamshell bonnet and vented bumper will enhance the car’s exteriors. Sliding panoramic glass roof is the standard feature across all variants. You can configure the touchscreen as per your needs. The Wi-Fi hot spot can accommodate up to 8 devices. It has media interface and reverse parking facilities as well. Velar is available in various textures including the impressive premium textile texture.
The diesel engine with 1999cc has automatic power transmission system. The torque delivered by the 2.0L Ingenium diesel engine is 430 Nm and it will be in between 1750 and 2500 rpm. It delivers 177 BHP @4000 rpm. The TD4 diesel engine has 4 cylinders. The 3.0-liter diesel engine delivers 296 BHP and the 2.0-liter petrol engine delivers 246 BHP.
The kerb weight of the vehicle is 1860 kg. The length, width and height of the vehicle are 4450 mm, 2120 mm and 1635 mm respectively. It has a wheel base of 2690 mm. The ground clearance 210 mm. Land Rover Range Rover Velar has 22-inch large wheels.
As per ARAI, Land Rover Range Rover Velar delivers 18 kmpl mileage. The vehicle was built on an iQ-AI aluminum platform which is light weight and offers great dynamic qualities. The Aluminum infused platform is similar to the platform used by Jaguar F-Pace.
The performance of the Rover Velar will be excellent as it is connected with all four wheel drive system. The safety of passengers is very much enhanced with Hill Descent Control (HDC). Terrain Response 2 is an optional feature.
There are special features to enhance the performance of the Land Rover Range Rover Velar. The active rear locking e-differential is a convenient safety feature. Velar has been designed to give the visually reductive appearance.
Offers high level of luxurious features
Delivers all-terrain capability
Innovative and enhanced infotainment touch screen
8-speed automatic gearbox transmission
Most aerodynamically designed rover
Hill Descent Control
It has no sun roof
It has no fog lamps
Conclusion – Range Rover Velar
Land Rover Range Rover Velar has sporty design and comes with high-tech features. Even though the vehicle shares its features with Jaguar F-Pace, Velar is unique. The vehicle will be manufactured at the UK-facility. The Velar stands in between Evoque and Range Rover Sport. If you go for a fully-load high-tech version of Velar, the price will be Rs. 1.18 crores. Even though the official launch date is not yet announced by the company, the pre-booking orders are in full swing by JLR dealers.