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Saturday, April 15, 2017

RangeRover Velar - Most radical looking Range Rover in history !!

Have a glance at the show stopper Crossover of Geneva Motor Show that filled the gap between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport.

Range Rover Velar 2017, is sporty utility crossover which is quite close to the Range Rover sport in Land Rover’s luxury line up.
Velar fills the space between Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover sport and is built on the midsize aluminum platform as of Jaguar’s F-Pace crossover. Its pricing is starting at $49000, though the price of top line first edition is $89300, quite high for a mid range SUV.

Velar was star attraction in Geneva Motor show 2017, mainly due to its resemblance to Jaguar F-pace. Talking about its name, Velar in Italian generally means “to cover”. This new five seater initially named as “EVOQUE- XL”, shares the IQ platform of Jaguar’s F-Pace. The Velar figures to compete with the Porsche Macan and BMW X4 and will aim to appeal to a wide range of buyers.


The Velar will enter the market this summer with base Price $44830. Its range oscillates between the Evoque and the Sport’s range and its closely related to its sister car i.e. Jaguar F-pace.


This next generation range rover model ushers in a more high tech Land lover high tech interior design. As it shares a lot of features with its sister car F-Pace, but unlike F-pace it is an all wheel drive and comes with land rover’s off road technology including terrain response.

The main attractive feature in the Velar’s interior is its Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with two 10 inch touch screens. Velar steps into modernity by introducing Terrain response dial or button in it. The touch pro duo system has Intel quad core processor, high speed 60 GB solid state drive and ultra fast Ethernet.

It also offers choice of four audio systems. The most impressive of which is 1600W signature sound system developed by Meridian.
Talking about the two touch screens, from these you can easily access all the functions. From the upper screen you can easily access features like navigation, phone and media by pinching, zoom or even swipe operations.

The lower screen is for less traveled paths such as climate control and terrain response. It is graphically rewarding and easy to use by getting rid of buttons.

Other high-tech features include touch pads on the steering wheel to control certain key interior and driving functions and laser spotlights. The driver’s instrument panel includes 5-inch screen which is digitized in a 12.3 inch digital screen on SE grade and above. Velar is connected by a 4G Sim that offers location services like finding a filing station, fuel prices and navigation that flags up congestion.

It also offers functions like wifi hot spot with which you can connect up to 8 devices.
This 4803 mm long Velar has plenty of space for the passengers. Its boot capacity is 673 L and rear seats split 40/20/40. There is plenty of head room and leg room in the back and they are powered reclining rear seats.

The Velar is bigger than BMW X4 and offers loads of interior space for passengers as well as the luggage they are carrying. Due to this, the Land Rover is diverting the attention of customers from BMW X4 and Mercedes Benz GLC.

The textile of Land Rover is 30% wool and 70% polyester blend thus preventing condensation caused by 100% wool product. Due to the demand of leather of greater sustainability, it offers trims and color schemes of premium textile one which removes all the leather form the cabin.

The velar features a torque vectoring by braking system which has double wish bone front and integral link rear suspension. The air suspension provides a gamut of ride levels: subterranean access mode, lowered highway cruising and two off roads heights. You can control the measurement when driving up or down inclines with Hill Descent/ Gradient release control. Terrain response 2 will automate the selection of drive trains for off road conditions such as wet grass, mud or sand.

One of the standard first edition features is Configurable Dynamics. It allows for stiffer suspension, improved throttle response and reduced assistance for the power steering.


Customers will be able to choose from 6 engines, each driving through an 8 speed automatic gearbox. The base level four cylinder ingenium diesel units are 2.0 L with 178 bhp and 237 bhp guises. The entry level petrol engine is 2 L ingenium unit with 247 bhp.

The V6 range toppers are 296 bhp diesel and 375 bhp petrol engines. Among these engines, the supercharged is the petrol V6, the non turbo engine with power ranging from zero to 60 mph in 5.3 sec.

On the other hand, the entry level diesel is the most efficient with CO2 emissions of 142g/km.
The Velar is most likely to use a newly developed plug in system based on 295 bhp four cylinder ingenium petrol engine. It is also entering the hybrid world by launching electric drive module that will offer real world range of 20 to 30 miles on battery power.

The engine lineup is as follows:

·        178 bhp/ 317 lb ft 2.0 Diesel
·        237 bhp/ 369 lb ft 2.0 Diesel
·        296 bhp/ 516 lb ft 3.0 V6 Diesel
·        247 bhp/ 269 lb ft 2.0 Petrol
·        296 bhp/ 295 lb ft 2.0 Petrol
·        375 bhp/ 332 lb ft 3.0 V6 Petrol


The first edition’s price is almost double the price of entry level version because it is more Luxurious than the HSE. It claims to tow the weight up to 2500 kg. Buying a car is not all about luxury but also safety. Talking about its safety features, it offers autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and pilot parking. Steering and suspension auto parts working in better condition, may give you a better and safer driving experience.

The Velar will commence sales in markets soon. For car lovers, it could be a good idea to get this luxury pillar of land rover’s prolonged strategy. So, get those orders in early as this will only be available for one model year making it desirable and exclusive.

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