Tata owned Jaguar Land Rover India unveiled yet another Range Rover to the Indian market – the Range Rover Velar in India at prices starting Rs 78.83 lakhs and has already sold out in India for a couple of months!
Within less than a week to the launch of Range Rover Evoque Landmark Edition in India, JLR India has launched globally popular Range Rover Velar in India to further strengthen Land Rover’s position in the overall luxury SUV market in the country. The bookings for the Range Rover Velar had started back in December last year and JLR India President and MD Rohit Suri said that they received a tremendous response and are sold out till March. However, the automaker promised to begin deliveries of the vehicle to customers from dealerships within a week to ten days. Placed between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport, the new SUV will cost Rs 78.83 lakhs for the base model and goes up to Rs 1.38 crores for topmost variant.
In India, Range Rover Velar is available in three engine options of two-litre 4-cylinder 184 kW petrol, two-litre 4-cylinder 132 kW diesel and three-litre V6 221 kW diesel; with prices Rs 78.83 lakhs, Rs 91.86 lakhs and Rs 1.38 crore respectively. Velar, which means a ‘veil’ in Latin, is equipped with features such as torque-on-demand all-wheel-drive (AWD) system for all-terrain performance and agility. of the more defining features on the Range Rover Velar is the unique pop up style door handles. In lock mode the door handles simply blend with the body of the car. However, hit unlock and the door handle simply ejects allowing ingress into this classy new mid-size luxury SUV.
The sharp design on the Tail-lamps of the Range Rover Velar, appear to take cues from both the Evoque and the full-size Rangie, the sharp design placed in the characteristically Range Rover Rear piece, makes for a fresh visual feature! A foil-stamped grille, elegant sides and again, those quad tail light add up to those signature Range Rover elements. On the inside the Range Rover Velar you get your standard offering of five different interior tones for seats and dashboard trims. One of the key features would be the new touch and gesture sensitive steering controls which take UI-interactive interior to the next level. The centrepiece of the interior is the twin-screen, (10 inch) Touch Pro Duo infotainment system, which combines a rake-adjustable upper touchscreen with a second screen in the main console between the seats.