Land Rover showcased the new Range Rover Velar SUV in March 2017, and ever since then, it has been news in India about its official launch.
The Range Rover Velar receives LED headlamps with DRLs up front and LED taillights. The SUV sits on air suspension and can be lowered by as much as 50 mm with water wading depth of 650 mm with the suspension at the highest setting.
Inside the cabin of the Velar, the SUV comes with a fully engaged new Touch Pro Duo infotainment system that features two 10-inch high-definition touch screens.
The top trim of the Velar gets full extended leather interior, Windsor leather seats in Light Oyster or Ebony, 1,600W Meridian Signature Sound System, Matrix-Laser LED headlights and 22-inch split-spoke wheels with a diamond-turned finish.
The Range Rover Velar measures 4,803mm in length, 1,903mm in width and 1,665mm in height and wheelbase of 2,874mm. Upon launch, the Velar will rival the likes of Audi Q3, BMW X1 and the upcoming Volvo XC60 in India.
For India, the Range Rover Velar will be available in two diesel variants. A 3-litre V6 diesel unit will produce 296bhp and 700Nm of torque. The other being the D180 variant which is powered by a 2-litre 4-cylinder Ingenium unit that develops 177bhp and 430Nm of torque. Both the engine will come paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox with all-wheel drive function.
The Range Rover Velar is slotted between the Range Rover Evoque, and Range Rover Sport is underpinned by the same technology used by the Jaguar F-Pace. For buyers in India, Land Rover has a model which is slightly affordable than the Range Rover Sport, and with the stylish design, the Range Rover Velar has an impressive road presence as well.