LAND ROVER

RRV Header

NEW ENGINE CHOICES AND LATEST SAFETY TECHNOLOGY FOR AWARD-WINNING RANGE ROVER VELAR

  • Land Rover’s mid-size luxury SUV offers broader choice with additional 3.0-litre V6 petrol and diesel options
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist joins existing suite of driver assistance features
  • Enhanced option flexibility enables customers to specify the perfect car for them
  • Velar crowned 2018 World Car Design of the Year at the New York International Auto Show in March
  • All engines now equipped with particulate filters to further reduce emissions*
  • Velar delivers exceptional refinement and elegance, priced from R976 500
12
6
17
4
10
2
5
8

Whitley, UK, 3 May 2018 – Land Rover has announced a host of enhancements to the award-winning Range Rover Velar including a broader engine choice, the latest intelligent safety technology and more features such as air suspension and adaptive dynamics now available as options.

The luxury SUV crowned World Car Design of the Year at the recent World Car Awards.

The Velar now has two new power outputs that give customers even greater choice. The D275 is a 275PS 3.0-litre V6 diesel, producing 625Nm of torque, delivering effortless acceleration whilst the new P340 is powered by a 340PS 3.0-litre V6 Supercharged petrol engine producing 450Nm of torque.

Finbar McFall, Global Product Marketing Director, Jaguar Land Rover, said: “We’ve given Range Rover Velar customers more choice with the addition of new petrol and diesel engine options, even more scope for personalisation and the latest safety technology. Creating the perfect Range Rover Velar is now easier than ever.”

11
6
1
12

For 2019 model year, customers have a greater breadth of choice when specifying their vehicle. This includes the Kvadrat premium textile seat available more widely across the range.

Joining the suite of driver assistance systems, Adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist operates between 0-180km/h and uses the existing Adaptive Cruise Control functionality with Lane Centring to steer the vehicle within its lane as it maintains a set distance from the vehicle in front.

Other features include Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go that allows the driver to follow a vehicle to a smooth stop and resume from stationary when the driver prompts the system by tapping the accelerator pedal.

The radar-based High-Speed Emergency Braking enables enhanced forward collision detection. The system works between 10-160km/h and is able to detect an imminent collision, alerting the driver and applying the brakes if the driver fails to respond.

Now fitted as standard, all customers will benefit from a Rear Camera, Front and Rear Parking Aids, Driver Condition Monitor, Emergency Braking and Lane Keep Assist.

Adaptive Dynamics is now optionally available on a number of models throughout the range. By monitoring wheel movement 500 times per second, and body movements 100 times per second, the system continuously varies the damping forces at all four corners of vehicle. This ensures that suspension stiffness is optimised for the driving conditions, improving ride comfort and handling – there’s even a specific calibration for off-road driving.

Velar is offered with coil springs as standard with four-corner air suspension now an option on all models with V6 engines, the four-cylinder 240PS diesel and 300PS petrol. This system delivers truly outstanding comfort and significantly increased off-road capability.

Customer convenience is boosted by a larger 82-litre fuel (up from 63-litres) tank fitted to a number of petrol models, delivering greater range. The models benefiting from the increase in tank capacity are the 380PS 3.0-litre V6 supercharged, new 340PS 3.0-litre V6 supercharged, 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium and the 250PS 2.0-litre Ingenium engine.

All petrol engines are now equipped with particulate filters to make them even cleaner.* The highly efficient, close-coupled filters are neatly integrated into the aftertreatment system and trap ultrafine particles as the exhaust gas passes through them. Under normal driving conditions, the trapped particles will be oxidised into CO2 and the filter regenerated whenever the driver lifts off the accelerator.

The 19MY Range Rover Velar is available to order now with a starting price of R976 500.

15
14
13
11

NOTE:

  • *Please check with your local market for engine availability and optional feature availability
  • Vehicle specifications and engines vary by market and are subject to availability
  • Emissions and fuel economy data based on New European Cycle Drive Equivalent where applicable

ENDS

 Editors’ notes

About Land Rover

Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that represent true ‘breadth of capability’ across the model range. Defender, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque each define the world’s SUV sectors, with 80 per cent of this model range exported to over 100 countries.

RRV Footer
Top

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Capricorn Review
Review Online


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Capricorn Review
Review Online

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: