On the 9th of April, luxury car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover India announced they will locally manufacture the Range Rover Velar. The locally manufactured Range Rover Velar will be available in the R-Dynamic S variant and features an R-Dynamic exterior pack which includes a 20-inch alloy wheels with a full-size spare, adaptive dynamics, LED light with signature DRL, park assist and more.
The locally manufactured Range Rover Velar comes with two engine options, a 1998cc petrol motor producing 246.7 HP of power and 365 Nm of torque mated to an automatic transmission and a 1999 cc diesel engine producing 177 HP of power and 430 Nm of torque coupled to an automatic transmission.
The Range Rover Velar is a big car and it measures in at 4797mm in length and is 2145mm wide and 1665mm tall. With a 251mm ground clearance and a 30° departure angle and a 24° ramp/breakover angle, the Range Rover Velar is an off-road capable machine equipped with Land Rover’s terrain response 2 and it can drive on broken roads with ease, it can also wade in the water for up to a depth of 650mm.
The exterior design has a Range Rover signature floating roof with sleek headlights and wrap around tail lights. The optional matrix-laser headlight with an adaptive beam illuminates the road for visibility up to 550m and creates shadows around other cars reducing glare on other road users.
The interior has a contemporary design with cascading centre console and a commanding driving position. Highlighting the interiors are 2 high-definition, Touch Pro Duo, touchscreen infotainment displays, premium leather seats and multicolored mood lighting. Some key features include a 380W Meridian sound system providing crisp aural experience, an optional four-zone climate control, charging points for all 5 passengers and front heated and cooled and the rear heated outer seats as an option. The instrument cluster features an interactive 12.5-inch colour screen that can be customized to display vast amounts of data.
The locally manufactured Range Rover Velar is priced at INR 72.47 lakh ex-showroom, India and will be cheaper than the CBU unit by INR 16.41 lakh which was priced at INR 88.88 lakh ex-showroom, India. Bookings for the Range Rover Velar are now open and deliveries will begin by early May 2019
Other Land Rover models in India are priced at:-
|Discovery Sport||INR 44.68 lakh|
|Range Rover Evoque||INR 52.06 lakh|
|Discovery Sport||INR 76.94 lakh|
|Range Rover Sport||INR 103.74 lakh|
|Range Rover||INR 181.86 lakh|
All prices mentioned are Ex-Showroom, India.