Land Rover has unveiled the first new Range Rover in a decade, the Velar writes Geraldine Herbert
- The new model will sit between the entry-level Range Rover Evoque and the larger and more expensive Range Rover Sport.
- Based most likely on the Jaguar F-Pace we would expect the new SUV to be offered as a two- or four-door with five-seats.
- The name Velar is an old code-name for pre-production Range Rovers and is derived from the Latin velaris, which means “to veil or cover.”
- Engines are likely to include the familiar Jaguar line up from the 2.0 diesel to the supercharged 3.0 litre V6 petrol.
- This sleek SUV is designed to take on the likes of the Porsche Macan, the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe and BMW’s X4.
- According to Land Rover The Velar is an “ avant garde Range Rover that brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance to the brand”
- We will get our first glimpse of the new SUV when it makes its debut at the Geneva Motor show on March 7.
22nd February, 2017