The achingly beautiful and sinister Range Rover Velar is here.
The Velar could be the best expression of what a modern Range Rover should look like. This is the 4th addition to the Land Rover’s Range Rover series in India.
Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said, “Since the global reveal of Range Rover Velar, it has received an overwhelming interest in India from media, customers and Land Rover enthusiasts. The Velar was one of the most awaited luxury SUVs and with its addition, the Land Rover product portfolio has a luxury SUV for every customer need. The Velar will further strengthen Land Rover’s position in the overall Luxury SUV market in India.”
The name Velar, derived from a Latin word ‘Velare’ , means ‘Veil’ , adds to the adds to its character which the sinister looks build up.
Launched with 3 engine options, 2.0L 4-cylinder Diesel making 132 kw (177hp) ; 2.0L 4-Cylinder Petrol making 184kw (246hp) and a 3.0 L Diesel V6 making 221kw(296hp).
The interior is a special place to be in, adorned by special materials like Windsor leather with a signature Cut Diamond pattern.
On the infotainment and tech front, the Velar gets twin-screen, (10) Touch Pro Duo infotainment system, which combines a rake-adjustable upper touchscreen with a second screen in the main console between the seats, which retreats to a solid, opaque darkness until required.
The exterior is a poetry of seamless sleek lines and striking LED headlamps, foil stamped grille, signature Land Rover quad LED tail lamps.
The Velar is a proof that classic clean, simple lines will never run out of fashion and when done right, bring out exceptional designs which are a treat to the eyes.
It being a Range Rover, the Velar gets all it needs to go off-road a conquer some seriously challenging terrains. To do that, it gets a torque-on-demand all wheel drive system. The Velar gets the Terrain Response 2 and All-Terrain Progress Control (ATPC) traction system, whuch basically sends out torque to the wheel having highest traction at the moment of need and aids the driver to go over different types of terrains with less hassle.
Bookings are open since the beginning of month and vehicle deliveries have started with immediate effect.
The Velar gets 25 different variants to ensure you get the vehicle exactly as you see it for yourself, and the range starts at ₹78.83 lakh.
Video Courtesy: Land Rover India