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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2017, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Range Rover Velar Should Sell Like Hot Cakes

Slotting neatly the Evoque and Sport in terms of size and price, Land Roverís newest member to the family is claimed by Autocar to be the most dynamically adept Range Rover yet.

With a chassis containing more aluminium than any Jaguar model at 81%, all variants of the Velar weighs less than 1900kg aside from those equipped with the biggest diesel engine available. A light body combined with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and all-wheel drive does wonder for the Velarís acceleration.

Of course engines play a part in its 0-60mph run as well. There are six engine options to choose from; a 178bhp diesel, 237bhp diesel, 296bhp V6 diesel (tested by autocar), plus 247bhp petrol, 296bhp petrol and 376bhp V6 petrol. The P300 V6 petrol can hit 60 mph in just 5.3 seconds before topping out at 155 mph. Whatís more, you donít feel just how quick the Velar is even though the vehicle is more than capable of hitting those manufacturer listed times.

When driven around town, the Velarís steering is light and its coil springs combined with a set of 21in wheels will provide passengers with a comfortable ride even over bumps and lumps. There are even drive modes that can be adjusted to stiffen up the dampers or firm up the steering, both of which Matt Prior finds unnecessary for most drivers.

As a Ranger Rover, some off-road capabilities are expected of the Velar and it can certainly deliver with a long list of electronic off road aids. Nothing too extreme, but itíll handle the odd gravel hill youíll want to climb up and it can even tow up to 2500kg. The icing on the cake is just how luxurious the interior is with three all digital screens, two of which are touch-screen. All are intuitive to use and pretty cool.

Though all these features will not come cheap as the entry model with a 178bhp diesel starts at £44,000 and a loaded First Edition trim can go for as much as £85,500. This is not a cheap vehicle, but what it does offer is good enough to help Land rover sell in large quantities.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-28-2017, 06:24 PM
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Just off pricing alone and the fact most people love (even dream) the idea of owning a Range Rover... this will do well. A lot of people didn't like the Evoque because of its styling, Velar has what most potential owners want. The first big sign of that will be how many pre-orders get put through.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-04-2017, 12:53 PM
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Can't wait for sales numbers to roll in because right now the Velar is still being launched in a number of markets so it could be another few months till we see some good coverage of sales coming from Range Rover.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-06-2017, 04:08 AM
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Here's to hoping it does well so Range Rover will continue to develop vehicles that are both relatively affordable and very well equipped. The Velar is nice even at entry level, though I don't see many going for the loaded First Edition model.
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