The British luxury SUV manufacturer Range Rover is known for producing some of the most imposing, opulent, and capable SUVs in the world. And for these exact reasons, the SUVs from the brand have become the favorite of a ton of celebrities in the country. Most recently, Kriti Kharbanda – an actress who’s worked in both Bollywood and South Indian movies – brought home an all-new Range Rover Velar finished in a shade of Fuji White. The picture of the actress taking delivery of the vehicle was shared by Land Rover Modi Motors Mumbai on their Instagram handle.
For those unaware, Kriti Kharbanda is a famous actress that has appeared in a ton of Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada films. She made her acting debut in 2009 with the Telugu film “Boni” and gained popularity with her roles in films like “Googly”, “Super Ranga”, and “Bruce Lee – The Fighter”. Kriti is known for her charming looks, impeccable fashion sense, and versatile acting skills. She has also appeared in a few Bollywood films like “Raaz: Reboot” and “Guest Iin London”.
The Range Rover Velar is a premium luxury SUV from the brand that occupies a spot in between the Range Rover Evoque and the more expensive Range Rover Sport and Vogue models. The starting price for the Velar is Rs. 78.87 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi, and it goes all the way up to R. 1.37 crore. It is imported from the UK as a completely built unit, reflecting its top-notch build quality and design.
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In India, the Velar comes in three engine options, giving buyers the flexibility to choose the one that suits their driving preferences. The lower variants of the Velar offer two engine options – a 2-liter turbocharged diesel with 179 Bhp, or a 2-liter turbocharged petrol with 250 Bhp. On the other hand, the top-end variants feature a more powerful 3-liter, V6 turbocharged diesel engine with 296 Bhp. All three engine options are paired with 8-speed automatic transmissions from ZF as standard. Additionally, an all-wheel-drive system with Terrain Response is standard on all Velar variants, making it a perfect fit for different terrains and driving conditions.
The Range Rover Velar has several notable features that enhance its luxury and performance capabilities. Some of these features include Matrix LED headlamps, Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with a touchscreen interface, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold, adaptive air suspension, ventilated front seats with memory function, six airbags, ABS+EBD and an active rear-locking e-differential.
Furthermore, it also gets features like 3D Surround Camera, cabin air ionisation with PM2.5 filter and electronic air suspension. The new Pivi Pro infotainment system is an advanced addition, featuring a 10-inch touchscreen and a 10-inch lower touchscreen. The infotainment system supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, making it easier for users to stay connected with their digital lives while on the go.
The Range Rover Velar is available in four stylish color options – Portofino Blue, Santorini Black, Fuji White and Silicon Silver. Its sleek design, coupled with its advanced technology and powerful engines, make it a popular choice among luxury SUV enthusiasts in India.
Other celebrities that own the Range Rover Velar in India are stand-up comedian Zakir Khan and actress Avneet Kaur. Both of them recently took deliveries of their Range Rover Velars finished in the shade of Fuji White. Additionally, back in 2020, Laxman Reddy, whom we most commonly know as the Bahubali Actor – Prabhas gifted his gym trainer a Range Rover Velar. This gift was one of the most expensive gifts that has been given by any actor to their crew member. Furthermore other notable names in the B-Town that own Range Rovers include Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and a ton of others.
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