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Range Rover Velar Now Available For Order

The New Range Rover Velar is now available to order at Land Rover dealers across South Africa. Customers can also use the Land Rover Configurator to customise their own Velar. The fourth model in the Range Rover family brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance – and is the most customisable, to date. Pricing for the Range Rover Velar starts at R947 700

The New Range Rover Velar will primarily be available in Velar and Velar R-Dynamic variants. Four specification levels are available: base, S, SE and HSE. All derivatives and trim levels are available with a choice of Ingenium four cylinder and Land Rover’s six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, offering efficiency, power and refinement. A third Velar variant will also be available: Velar First Edition. This flag ship, limited-edition model is only available in a single, high-specification trim that boasts every available option. Customers need only specify exterior colour, wheel design and choice of engine (six-cylinder petrol or diesel). The Velar First Edition will only be available during the vehicle’s first year on sale and is available exclusively on order.
Customers have full choice when it comes to configuring their Velar. A total of 17 wheels, 13 exterior paints, and three exterior trim packs are available. Inside, Velar can be specified with a choice of 15 material finishes, including premium textile finishes from Danish textile firm Kvadrat, as well as a steering wheel trimmed in suede cloth.
Velar is defined by a visually reductive approach and meticulous attention to precision in every detail. This approach to design has been empowered by the latest technologies, including slimline matrix-laser LED headlamps outside, and Land Rover’s all-new InControl Touch Pro Duo infotainment system inside. Featuring two, 10-inch high-definition touch screens seamlessly integrated into the central console, the technology allows for elegant simplicity by keeping switchgear to an absolute minimum.
With class-leading ground clearance and wading depth, matched to Land Rover’s suite of traction technologies, Velar remains a true Land Rover–offering world-class all-terrain capability. All models feature four-corner air suspension, smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmissions and all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics.

 

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The New Range Rover Velar will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2017. Velar and Velar R-Dynamic pricing:
Velar                                              Base                       S                         SE                        HSE
2.0 diesel 132kW (D180)       R947 700          R1 028 600       R1 077 900          R1 172 400
2.0 diesel 177kW (D240)       R1 010 400       R1 091 300        R1 140 600          R1 235 100
2.0 petrol 184kW (P250)       R947 700          R1 028 600       R1 077 900          R1 172 400
3.0 diesel 221kW (D300)       R1 089 000      R1 169 800        R1 219 100          R1 313 700
3.0 petrol 280kW (P380)       R1 099 400      R1 180 300        R1 229 600        R1 324 100
Velar R-Dynamic                        Base                       S                          SE                       HSE
2.0 diesel 132kW (D180)        R980 500         R1 061 300         R1 110 600         R1 205 200
2.0 diesel 177kW (D240)        R1 043 200      R1 124 000         R1 173 300         R1 267 900
2.0 petrol 184kW (P250)        R980 500        R1 061 300          R1 110 600         R1 205 200
3.0 diesel 221kW (D300)       R1 121 800       R1 202 600          R1 251 900         R1 346 400
3.0 petrol 280kW (P380)       R1 132 200      R1 213 100           R1 262 400        R1 356 900
Velar First Edition
3.0 diesel 221kW (D300)       R1 529 300
3.0 petrol 280kW (P380)      R1 539 800

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Created from a clean sheet using Jaguar Land Rover’s Lightweight Aluminium Architecture, the Velar represents the next chapter of the Range Rover success story. Velar is defined by a visually reductive approach and meticulous attention to precision in every detail, which evolves Range Rover DNA and previews the next generation of Range Rover vehicles.

Velar’s design is beautifully balanced, from its powerful proportions to its continuous waist line through to the taut tapered lines of the rear. The generous wheelbase contributes significantly to its elegance while helping to provide a spacious interior.

“Velar is now the compelling, stand-out design in the class, showcasing perfectly optimised volume, powerful, taut surfaces and a stunning silhouette,” says Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Officer, Land Rover.

“Velar is now the compelling, stand-out design in the class, showcasing perfectly optimised volume, powerful, taut surfaces and a stunning silhouette,” says Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Officer, Land Rover.

The large alloy wheels – in particular the range of 22-inch designs – optimise the vehicle’s stunning silhouette, while further enhancing Velar’s dramatic presence.

Advanced technology is pivotal to the contemporary design: the full-LED headlights are the most-slender ever to appear on a production Land Rover vehicle. The flush deployable door handles emphasise Velar’s reductive, sculptured form, and contribute to the low drag coefficient of only 0.32 – this is the most aerodynamically-efficient Land Rover ever produced.

Look inside Velar’s interior and you will see elegant simplicity, sophistication and refinement.  An unwavering belief in reductionism has been fully employed, with switches being kept to an absolute minimum to help create a calm sanctuary.

Design enabling technology has been engaged fully to create the new Touch Pro Duo infotainment system which is the centrepiece of Velar’s interior. Touch Pro Duo features two 10-inch high-definition touchscreens integrated seamlessly behind secret-until-lit surfaces. These slim, intuitive displays work in harmony with the cabin architecture while adding an overall sense of modernity congruent with the vehicle’s exterior design. All of this is equalled by the Velar’s practicality: luggage compartment volume is an impressive 673-litres (558-litres with a spare wheel).

Unique in the segment, the Velar offers a sustainable, premium textile seat material as an alternative to leather. The Dapple Grey material was developed together with Kvadrat, Europe’s leading manufacturer of high-quality design textiles, and is complemented with Suedecloth inserts in Ebony or Light Oyster.

The light, stiff, aluminium-intensive body, together with double-wishbone front- and Integral Link rear suspension provides the perfect basis for agile handling, superior ride comfort and outstanding refinement. It also delivers exceptional levels of crash protection, and the Velar has been developed to meet the most demanding crash test regulations worldwide.

Combined with a comprehensive restraints system that includes six airbags, and a suite of advanced driver assistance systems including Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist and an Adaptive Speed Limiter, the Velar integrates the latest safety technology.

The Velar features a sophisticated all-wheel drive system, four-corner air suspension, class-leading ground clearance of 251mm (213mm with coil springs), class-leading wading depth of 650mm (600mm with coil springs) and Land Rover’s unmatched suite of traction technologies including Terrain Response 2 and All Terrain Progress Control. The Velar – like all Range Rovers – offers world-class all-terrain capability.

Exceptional performance and efficiency comes from the range of six petrol and diesel powertrains, all matched to smooth-shifting ZF eight-speed automatic transmissions and all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics.

Clean, refined four-cylinder Ingenium diesels are offered in 132kW (180PS) and 177kW (240PS) variants, noted for their low 142g/km CO2 emissions and high 500Nm torque output respectively. These engines are joined by the new, highly-advanced four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine which delivers 184kW (250PS) and enables acceleration from 0-100km/h in just 6.7 seconds. An even more powerful, 221kW (300PS) version of this engine will join the Velar range in early 2018.

The V6 diesel combines an extraordinary 700Nm of torque for effortless acceleration and off-road capability with CO2 emissions of only 167g/km. The 280kW (380PS) supercharged V6 petrol engine combines exhilarating performance with a unique soundtrack and enables the Velar to reach 100km/h in only 5.7 seconds, before reaching an electronically-limited top speed of 250km/h.

The Velar and Velar R-Dynamic core range comprises Standard, S, SE and HSE specifications. Customers can also specify Black and Luxury Exterior Packs for an even more distinguished appearance.

Designed and engineered at Jaguar Land Rover’s development centres in the UK, Velar will be produced at the company’s Solihull production facility, UK. It goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2017 in South Africa. Full details and pricing will be released closer to the launch.

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