Range Rover Velar now features a brand new 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine that makes 296 bhp and 400 Nm torque
Land Rover has added the most powerful version of the 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine to the all-new Velar in some international markets and it is likely to feature on the India-spec model that is expected to go on sale this November. JLR is quickly expanding the presence of the smaller petrol motor following its debut on the XE, XF and F-Pace.
The midsize luxury SUV sits between the Evoque and the Sport and has the First Edition as the special version of all the variants. It gets a number of premium features over the top-of-the-line HSE R-Dynamic including matrix laser LED headlamps, 22-inch wheels, 1600W Meridian sound system, perforated Windsor leather seats, extended leather interior trim, etc.
Other variants list is identical to the models in Range Rover portfolio while the Velar R-Dynamic can be specified in different guises with Black and Luxury Exterior Packs for an unique styling. Offered in a choice of six engines, the newly introduced 2.0-litre Jaguar Land Rover P300 is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 296 bhp and 400 Nm of torque.
The most power four-cylinder Ingenium mill to power a Land Rover vehicle is capable of achieving 0-100 kmph in six seconds flat with a claimed fuel economy of 7.7 litres per 100 km. The Velar is also sold in three different Ingenium choices as the P250 makes 246 bph and 365 Nm, D180 with 177 bhp and 430 Nm and D240 developing 237 bhp and 400 Nm.
Higher up, the lavishing premium SUV is fitted with a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine pumping out 296 bhp and 700 Nm while the V6 supercharged P380 petrol makes 375 bhp and 450 Nm. Built on the same iQ aluminium-rich platform as the F-pace and Range Rover Sport, the ‘avant grade’ Velar has all-terrain capabilities complementing the captivating design. It includes all-wheel drive system, active locking rear diff, traction control, Intelligent Driveline Dynamics and so on.
All variants have Adaptive Dynamics damping technology while the ground clearance of 213 mm (251 mm with optional air suspension) and 2,500 towing capacity with 558-litre bootspace add to the practicality. Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with two high-definition 10-inch touchscreens, Commute Mode, autonomous emergency braking, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, optional 20-way adjustable front seats with heating, cooling and massage functions, four-zone climate control, 40:20:40 split rear seats and cabin air ionisation system are some of other important features.
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