feel Range Rover Velar coupe-SUV in drive, Range Rover’s new Velar coupe-SUV can rival the BMW X6, sitting between the Evoque and vary Rover Sport
Land Rover has confirmed that its new model are going to be known as the vary Rover Velar – and disclosed that the coupe-SUV are going to be positioned between the Range Rover Evoque and also the vary Rover Sport within the line-up.
A single teaser image displays the Range Rover from behind, showcasing a three-quarter-length wide glass roof and a shoulder line that tapers sharply towards the vehicle’s seat. The tail-lights seem to use semiconductor diode school to deliver a 3D result, and they’re horizontal rather than the vertical things of the lifesize vary Rover.
The image has been chosen specifically by Land Rover as a result of it doesn’t show the car’s aspect profile. however it’s understood that the Velar can have quite steep slope on its roofline, in a very similar fashion to the Evoque. The read of the cabin from the teaser image is restricted, though it will show a widescreen version of JLR’s InControl bit professional documentary film system.
Land Rover has disclosed few different details regarding the Velar, however its acknowledgement of the car’s positioning is important in itself. It implies that the new model can take engines from each the Evoque and vary Rover Sport, combination four-cylinder turbocharged gasolene and diesel motors with six-cylinder units. A sportier V8 edition is additionally possible, at the side of a plug-in hybrid.
The teaser unharness additionally says the automotive are going to be “refined for each occasion, for each terrain”, quashing any rumours that Land Rover is getting ready to unharness a vehicle while not its usual cross-country ability.
Land Rover’s chief style officer Gerry McGovern claims the new automotive can “bring a brand new dimension of glamour, contemporaneousness and magnificence to the brand”.The Velar is known as once the twenty six original vary Rover prototypes; Land Rover used the badge on those cars as a result of it's derived from the Latin word velaris, or ‘to veil or cover’.
It’s because of be disclosed within the metal on one March, prior to a public debut at the Geneva Motor Show every week later. Given the positioning, the newcomer is probably going to fit straight into the £30,000-wide worth gap between the foremost basic Evoque and also the entry-level vary Rover Sport; that ought to offer the Velar a beginning figure of around £45,000.