Jaguar-Land Rover Corporation has announced the expansion of supply, new models. The latest creation should arrive in the form of 2018 Range Rover Velar model. This new project is conceived as a direct rival oriented coupe SUV models of German car producers. More specifically, Range Rover Velar will have direct competitors in models such as the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the BMW X6.
It was known the information that Land Rover is preparing such a vehicle. In fact, this model is billed as the Range Rover Sport Coupe. However, in light of new information, things become clearer. On the Internet spy photos are available copies of the test vehicle. Also, Jaguar-Land Rover has awarded the title of model for the future. At the end of the 60s of the last century, “Velar” was the name of the first prototype Range Rover models.
In early March, 2017, at the Geneva Motor Show, Velar will be shown to the audience. The 2018 Range Rover Velar will fill the vacancy in the offer of the British car manufacturer. He will be joined by the new Jaguar F-Pace, incoming E-Pace, and I-Pace models, as well as the new Land Rover Defender SUV.
Exterior and Interior Design
This new Range Rover Coupe SUV, the company has becoming increasingly popular segment of luxury coupe crossover SUV models. Like most competing models, the Range Rover gets Velar cabin configuration 2 + 2. Optional will be available rear seats in a 2 + 1 configuration. The interior will be similar to that already seen in the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models. However, the Range Rover Coupe (Velar) gets upgraded InControl touchscreen.
The Range Rover Velar will share components with the Jaguar F-Pace, to a large extent. According to some information, the length of the vehicle will be at 4,700 mm, which is less than the aforementioned rivals (4,900 mm). With its size, 2018 Range Rover Velar will be placed between the Evoque and Sport models in the Range Rover lineup. Moreover, this model will set new standards when it comes to styling, interior and manageability, Range Rover brand.
2018 Range Rover Velar Engine Specs
The choice of powertrain will be very interesting. In addition, more usual, 6-cylinder and 8-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines, the offer should be displayed inside and 4-cylinder engines. These engines are offered in the Jaguar F-Pace SUV. Also, the offer should be completed with 5.0-liter V8 unit with compressor. This engine is designed for SVR version of the model, and delivers 550 horsepower output.
In addition to conventional version with motors, 2018 Range Rover Velar should offer fully electric version, or EV model. Also on offer are expected version with a hybrid powertrain. The basis for the Range Rover Hybrid Velar, should makes 3.0-liter V6 unit SD.
Sure, Hybrid and EV versions are expected only a year and two after the start of sales of the standard version, this new Coupe SUVs.