Land Rover has been updating the Range Rover line-up over the past few year now, to make them more sporty. While they already have a small coupe like SUV in the form of the Range Rover Evoque, they have now come up with another SUV coupe, called the Velar. The vehicle has been introduced to fill the void left between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. While the official unveil has taken place, it will make its global debut at the upcoming Geneva Motorshow.
The Velar will have two petrol and two diesel engine options. The base petrol is the 2.0 liter 4-cylinder unit making 247 Bhp and 365 Nm. There will be a First Edition model which will be powered by a 3.0 liter V6 producing 375 Bhp. The smaller diesel is the 2.0 liter Ingenium unit which produces 177 Bhp and 430 Nm where as there is also a 3.0 liter V6 on offer that produces 296 Bhp and 700 Nm (engine shared with the F-Pace).
The vehicle will be offered in two range options, the Normal Velar and the Velar R-Dynamic. Each of them have 4 variants on offer- Standard, S , SE and HSE. The were also be a First Edition that can be had in the initial lot. The car gets LED headlamps with DRLs up front and LED tail lamps at the back. The vehicle sits on air suspension and it can lowered by as much as 50 mm. It also has a water wading depth of 650 mm with the suspension at the highest setting.
On the inside, the car gets a 20 way adjustable front seat with heating, cooling and the massage function. The car has 4-zone climate control and two 10″ touchscreen systems which can be personalized. Variants from the SE onward come with a 12.3 inch MFD giving all vital vehicle information. The car also gets heads up display.
According to a report by Overdrive India, the vehicle will be coming to our market in the second half of 2017.