Range Rover Velar – go posh into the bush

  • Range Rover Velar available to order and option
  • Prices range from R947 700 to R1 539 800
  • Check out the luxury Velar First Edition
2017 RANGE ROVER VELAR. Image: Land Rover /Motorpres
2017 RANGE ROVER VELAR. Image: Land Rover /Motorpress

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Range Rover Velar is now available to order at Land Rover dealers across South Africa, a fourth model in the Range Rover family which, the automaker says, “brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance – and is the most customisable – yet.

Or, potential buyers can use the Land Rover Configurator to customise their a Velar – or any other Land Rover model available in South Africa. Prices start at R947 700.

The Land Rover products will primarily be available as Velar and Velar R-Dynamic units in four spec levels – base, S, SE and HSE – with a choice of Ingenium four- and six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.

RANGE ROVER VELAR. Image: Land Rover / Motorpress
RANGE ROVER VELAR. Image: Land Rover / Motorpress

There will also be a flagship Velar First Edition available in only one version but with every available option and a choice of exterior colour, wheel design and engine – six-cylinder petrol or diesel.

The very special First Edition will only be available during the vehicle’s first sales year. Hence, The Corner, assumes, the name…

READ MORE about the Velar on Carman’s Corner

Velar buyers will be able to choose from 17 wheel designs, 13 exterior paints, and three exterior trim packs. The cabin can be specified from a choice of 15 material finishes.

Land Rover’s new InControl Touch Pro Duo infotainment system has two 25.5cm high-definition touch screens that, Land Rover claims, keep physical switches to a minimum.

WATCH THE Range Rover Velar in action

While the Velar so far described sounds very posh, Land Rover points put that the vehicles will have class-leading ground clearance wading depth and Land Rover’s full suite of traction technology.

Each unit will have “world-class all-terrain capability” with air suspension, eight-speed auto transmissions and all-wheel drive.

The Range Rover Velar will go on sale through the last three months of 2017.
Velar and Velar R-Dynamic. For a comprehensive features list, click here.


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