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This Is The Range Rover Velar: The Evoque's Big Brother

Ramiro Mantilla | 22 Febrero, 2017, 02:33

The Velar will be positioned between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport in Land Rover's line-up and cost in the region of £55,000 when it reaches showrooms in late 2017.

Land Rover claims it'll be "refined for every occasion, for every terrain". So in other words, it should essentially be a mini Range Rover Sport rather than an up-sized Evoque: able to cut it off road, while being freakishly good to drive on road. It's rumored that Velar is based off the Jaguar F-Pace, which would make sense, given its size.

The teaser release also says the auto will be "refined for every occasion, for every terrain", quashing any rumours that Land Rover is about to release a vehicle without its usual off-road ability.

Land Rover hopes the new Range Rover Velar will give it a break into the lucrative luxury SUV coupe market, which is now dominated by the Porsche Macan, BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe.

Land Rover is keeping details to itself at the moment, but the company promises " elegant simplicity, a visually reductive approach and pioneering consumer technology". That shouldn't be too hard, because Range Rover interiors are generally pretty simple, with lots of straight, clean lines, something I quite enjoy.

The Velar is named after the 26 original Range Rover prototypes; Land Rover used the badge on those cars because it is derived from the Latin word velaris, or "to veil or cover". The more you know.

This infographic is a very complicated way to say, "This is the first Range Rover Velar".