Auto Shows 2018 Range Rover Velar Takes Manhattan with Pop Star Ellie Goulding

03:25  12 april  2017
03:25  12 april  2017 Source:   Automobile

Land Rover may reveal a new model between Range Rover Sport and Evoque at Geneva

  Land Rover may reveal a new model between Range Rover Sport and Evoque at Geneva It will be a Macan-fighter based on the Jaguar F-Pace.From what Autocar says, the new Land Rover Velar could be the Range Rover Sport Coupe (pictured above) that our spy photographers caught several months ago. The size is about right, and Autocar says that it will probably be based on the F-Pace's platform, and even using the same V6 and inline-4 engines. Autocar does say that the V6 engines will eventually be replaced by the company's upcoming inline-6 engine and that it could even feature a V8.

Compare the Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Sport models with an interactive image-comparison tool. That said, let's begin by identifying where 2018 Velar stands in the family lineup. Exterior. The design of Range Rover velar echoes cues adopted by the company.

The Range Rover Velar will be on display starting this week at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. It will make its U.S. debut at the new York auto show starting April 11 and will go on sale later this year as a 2018 model with a base price of ,900.

Following the successful international debut of the 2018 Range Rover Velar, the latest addition to the brand's lineup, Land Rover has brought the new Range Rover to New York for its North American debut in the hopes of seeing a similarly successful launch. To make a splash with New Yorkers, RR brought along British pop singer Ellie Goulding for a little support. Plus, it also donated a new Velar to be auctioned at the East Side House Settlementcharity gala later this week.

Styling Size-up: 2018 Range Rover Velar vs. The Competition

  Styling Size-up: 2018 Range Rover Velar vs. The Competition The all-new 2018 Range Rover Velar appeared out of nowhere to fill in the “white space” between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport.The Velar features a high-mounted trapezoidal front grille that shares the same top plane as the headlights. In comparison, the Q5's large hexagonal grille dominates the entire front end, while the F-Pace's roundish grille sits about mid-height and the Macan's hexagonal grille sits low in the fascia.

2018 Range Rover Velar – Rumored Engines and Performance. 2018 Range Rover Velar – Release Date and Price. The upcoming Velar is expected to hit the U.S. market in the second half of 2017, with an initial price of 50.800$.

2018 Range Rover Velar takes its name from the prototypes of the first Range Rover , the first vehicle to take luxury and technology into unexplored territory – literally. Velar , with its dramatically different approach to luxury and technology builds on that idea, expanding – once again


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"I have always been a big Range Rover fan and it was a pleasure to be part of its launch here in the U.S.," Goulding said in a statement.

"Even more rewarding to be supporting a local charity that improves over 10,000 lives every year in one of my favorite cities."

The 2018 Range Rover Velar marks its North American debut with the addition of its starting price of $50,895. According to Range Rover, the Velar is positioned between the brand's smallest offering, the Evoque, and the sportier Range Rover Sport.

Three engines will be offered when the compact crossover goes on sale, including a 180-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel, a 247-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gas engine, and the same 380-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 lifted from the Jaguar F-Pace and F-Type, and standard Range Rover lineup.

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Volvo XC60

  Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Volvo XC60 <p>Compared to the outgoing XC60, the new model features a more upright front end with a prominent grille flanked by Thor's hammer LED headlights.</p>The all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 compact crossover moves to the automaker's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) that underpins the full-size three-row XC90 crossover, the full-size S90 sedan, and V90 and V90 Cross Country wagons. Though it shares its platform with the larger XC90, the automaker wanted to give its volume model more distinct styling. Here is a look at some of the changes made to the new 2018 Volvo XC60.

Meet the newest addition to the Land Rover lineup: the 2018 Range Rover Velar . The Velar name is derived from the Latin velare, meaning to “veil” or “cover,” and was first used by Land Rover as a code name for prototypes for the original Range Rover launched almost five

The 2018 Range Rover Velar change everything. ‘Indeed. Under every threat we can see the Range Rover Audi Q5 size which is expected to be based on the hardware of the Jaguar F- Pace, who would enter aluminum technology to save weight and boost performance

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar with Ellie Goulding 07© Automobile Magazine Staff 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar with Ellie Goulding 07

Range Rover will additionally offer early adopters the chance to purchase the Range Rover Velar First Edition, and is said to be "the most-exclusive specification available for the new model." Only 500 units are slated for the U.S., all of which feature the 380-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V-6, unique interior and exterior finishes, a 1,600W Meridian Signature Sound System, and the choice between Corris Gray, Silicon Silver, or a satin paint called Flux Silver. The Range Rover Velar First Edition starts at $90,295.

Lastly, Land Rover will offer GoPro connectivity for all vehicles equipped with the brand's InControl Touch Pro infotainment system. The app, called ReRun, is said to be "designed to be used off-highway, sourcing telemetry data from the car; measuring speed, lateral acceleration, gear selection, throttle and brake position, and overlaying this information into an easy to digest dashboard on video filmed with the GoPro camera paired and mounted to the car."

The Range Rover Velar will be on display in New York and will go on sale later this year.

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar with Ellie Goulding 05© Automobile Magazine Staff 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar with Ellie Goulding 05

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