New Ranger Rover Velar is the Coupe version of the SUV which is a niche in the highly popular SUV segment in markets worldwide
Tata owned Land Rover just won’t stop progressing to make sure it has intense market share and snatches a bit away from the Japanese and the Germans, the Swedish are climbing in as well. The manufacturer has been churning new products ever year or two, well almost, and this time they have created a Coupe version of the SUV. A long rumored testing since the late 2015 and early 2016. Recent reports suggested the name was leaked earlier and today it is true.
Meet the the Range Rover Velar which is a Coupe that will go against the like of entry level Coupe SUV and large Coupe SUV’s as well. Land Rover yet again is targeting its key rival BMW and Mercedes with this and will go against its true premium nemesis, Porsche too. Velar is set to create more than one or two segments if it is being positioned right according to reports. Things get rather interesting with the new Velar and let’s see find out what will this offer.
New Ranger Rover Velar Design and Dimensions
One thing is for sure, the Velar is a coupe version of the SUV which was long rumored to be testing since early 2016. The coupe now sits between the Range Rover Evoque and the Sport. One can also sees F-Type handle doors on the car, something we told when the car was first teased. The ultra slim head and tail-lamps with large LED units them make the SUV stand out. The Coupe roofline, 22-inch wheels and four doors does make the car look as elegant and stylish an sporty SUV can be.
New Ranger Rover Velar Interior and Features
The interior is on high on quality and will offer the essentials and a large infotainment system like a large 10-inch touch-screen which can be seen in the picture above. Velar is a 5-seater and offer a lot of luxury and space on the inside. Matrix Laser-LED headlights and flush deployable door handles, impressive 673-litres, three TFT screens on offer for the first time, the terrain response and much more on the list is on offer as optional extra.
New Ranger Rover Velar Price and Launch
India launch will happen in 2018, but the rest of the world should get around Summer 2017 which is around June-July.
New Ranger Rover Velar Engine And Specification
We see four-cylinder petrol and diesel along with V6 on offer as well. Four-cylinder Ingenium diesels are offered in 180PS and 240PS variants. Petrol Ingenium now makes 250 PS and a 300 PS version will make it soon. Hybrids will also most likely to make it as well. Engines will mated to new 9-speed gearboxes. Expect the SUV to be dynamically segment best as well. Air suspension as standard on six-cylinder models, All-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics are part of the chassis package. Off-roading will be even better claims Range Rover.
New Ranger Rover Velar Safety Features
Safety kits includes six airbags, and systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist and an Adaptive Speed Limiter.
New Ranger Rover Velar Competition
The car is set to go against the new BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC or even the new segment benchmark which is the premium Porsche Macan. Reports suggest that it could be big enough to go against the BMW X6 as well.
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