2018 Range Rover Velar: F-Pace twin sits between Evoque and Sport

Based on the Jaguar F-Pace, the Range Rover Velar is the most sportily designed Range Rover to date with F-Type style pop out flush door handles.


The Velar is much closer to the Sport and Range Rover wagon than the Evoque. The Velar is 4,803mm long, and is only 47mm shorter than the Sport. The Evoque is only 4,370mm long, a difference of 433mm.

The price starts £44,830 (US$54,560) is about £15,000 (US$18,260) more than the Evoque and £15,000 (US$18,260) below the Sport.

Sales begin globally in July.

The interior is similar to Sport, but has a fresher design with more up to date components with rich leather and high gloss piano black fittings. Available is a 12.3-inch customizable digital instrumentation screen, and two 10-inch HD touchscreens.

Standard features include slim LED taillamps, five seats, flush door handles, and an aluminum body and chassis. Available features include matrix LED headlamps, Wi-Fi hotspot, 1600W Meridian sound system, and air suspension.

Offroad junkies will be impressed by its 650mm wading depth, 251mm ground clearance, torque on demand AWD, Terrain Response 2, All-Terrain Progress Control, and short overhangs.

Six engines will be available at the Velar’s launch, starting with with a 133kW (178hp) 2-liter Ingenium turbo-diesel and ending with a 280kW (375hp) 3-liter V6 supercharged gas engine.

Dimensions

Length: 4,803mm | 189.1 inches
Width: 2,032mm | 80 inches
Height: 1,665mm | 65.6 inches
Wheelbase: 2,874mm | 113.2 inches



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