Range Rover Velar Bookings Commences In India What To Expect From The New SUV
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar was officially unveiled infront of the public at the 2017 Geneva Motor show. Recently it was also introduced in the markets of USA. However, the recent reports state that Land Rover has started taking bookings for the new Range Rover Velar in India. The Velar like you all already quite aware is positioned in between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport.
The RR Velar will be launched in the markets of UK in mid-July 2017, and it will also go on sale in over 170 Countries Worldwide. Expect it to make it to the Indian shores towards the end of the year 2017. Bookings for the new Velar like we already mentioned above commenced in all the JLR dealerships and one can book the newest RR by paying an amount of INR. 3 Lakhs which will later be refunded if the person decides not to buy the SUV at a later stage.
Now below provided are some quick points about the new Land Rover Range Rover Velar and what you can expect from the new Luxury SUV
Top 5 Cars Showcased At 2017 New York Auto Show
New York Auto show is one of the biggest auto shows of the World, and the 2017 edition is not so different either because it will usher in the latest automotive technologies and trend along with cutting edge design and extraordinary innovation. According to the reports, North America’s biggest Auto show of New will display more than 1000 vehicles this year. The Auto show will be open to the public from April 14th through Sunday, April 23rd.
Below provided is the list of top 5 cars displayed at the 2017 Auto show.
Land Rover Showcased New Range Rover Velar At 2017 Geneva Motor Show
Land Rover showcased the fourth member of their Range Rover family at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The new Velar positioned in between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport. The SUV has refined for every occasion and uses unique and sustainable materials and advanced engineering which will help Land Rover to continue their drive to go above and beyond.
The new Velar underpins Jaguar’s aluminium-intensive IQ platform which also underpins the F-Pace Crossover. The SUV comes with many class leading features on both outsides as well as inside. Towards the exterior the Velar gets Matrix LED headlamp unit which is the most slender looking headlamp unit ever used in a Land Rover, the Velar is also the first Land Rover SUV in the RR range to feature flush deployable door handles. The Velar also gets Burnished Copper coloured detailing on the front bumper blades and fender vents. This SUV also gets four corner suspension system which promises to deliver the highest level of comfort and control.
Just like the exterior the interior too also gets many first in class features like two high definitions 10-inch touchscreen while there is a separate 12.3 inch HD display along with a Heads up display for the driver. The driver and front passenger get 20-way adjustable seats. There is also a 1,600-watt, 23-speaker Meridian Signature Sound audio system for the entertainment of the passengers. The new Velar will be available with three trim levels including the S, SE and HSE trims.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Land Rover has added another member to their Range Rover family. The new SUV is called Range Rover Velar and it will be positioned in between the Range Rover Evoque and Sport. The new SUV was unveiled Infront of the World on 1st March 2017 and will be showcased at the 2017 Geneva Motor show.
Like they have promised Land Rover deed introduce the Velar on the first day of March. This is actually the fourth member which has joined the RR family. According to Land Rover there are five elements which define the all new Velar SUV. These are driven by reduction, the entire SUV has been designed and engineered with belief in reductionism. The second element that the British auto manufacturer has kept in mind while building the Velar is it has been equipped with technology-enabled design which will provide the next logical step in expanding the RR portfolio. The third and perhaps the most important point about the Velar is that, the entire RR range originated from the original Velar prototypes of 1969. The last element which influences the Velar is that it also promises to incorporate advanced technologies and attention to detail. Land Rover also claims that the Velar has also been refined for every occasion.
The new Velar is based on JLR’s new lightweight Aluminium Architecture and can take on any terrain thrown in its way. So without any further due let us get straight into the details.
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Range Rover Sport SVR All Terrain 0-100 km/h Test: Video
We still haven’t yet found out why did Land Rover actually created such a wild production SUV in the form of the Range Rover Sport SVR. I mean SUV’s are built to take on the rough terrains which are not accessible by any other usual four wheeled vehicles and they actually don’t have to be fast only tough enough to take on roads or no roads. But the Range Rover Sport SVR proved us all wrong. This wild beast can not only handle bad terrains but actually can give nightmares to many sportscars with its incredibly fast acceleration.
Just imagine with all the 550 Hp of peak power this heavy SUV can accelerate from 0-100 km/h mark in just 4.7 seconds that is almost equal to the time that the Porsche Cayman 718 takes to reach the three digit speeds. Since its introducing back in 2015 the RR SVR has been setting records. Recently Land Rover tested their wild SUV’s acceleration capability in 6 completely different terrains.
The Range Rovers first test was to take on the Europe’s fastest racing circuit, Rockingham Motor Speedway in Corby, UK. The second test was performed on a much tougher wet grass surface. The third test was performed on gravel surface. The fourth test was performed on Mud and Ruts. The last two terrain tests were performed on Pendine Sands at Carmarthen Bay in South Wales while the final test was not actually dependent on speed but something little different which tested the SUV’s Rock crawl mode.
Land Rover Introduces Petrol Variant Of The Range Rover Evoque
Land Rover launched the facelift Range Rover Evoque in India in December 2016 and now after a month the British auto manufacturer has introduced the petrol variant of the Evoque in India. The diesel variant which was introduced was during the time of the launch was powered by the new 2.0-litre Ingenium motor which replaced the 2.2 Litre unit.
Now the petrol variant which was introduced earlier today gets the 2.0-litre petrol mill which produces about 241 Hp of peak power. This is the same unit which powers the Discovery Sport as well. The Petrol variant of the Evoque is available only with the SE trim. The other variants which are available with the diesel unit include Pure, SE, SE Dynamic, HSE and HSE Dynamic trims.
Some other features which are available on the facelift variant of the Evoque include redesigned headlamps with xenon headlights, the headlamps unit also gets integrated LED DRLs lamps, panoramic sunroof and also17-inch alloy wheels as well towards its side profile. The rear profile on the other hand gets redesigned taillamps as well. Inside the updated Evoque features height adjustable driver seat, a completely new eight-inch InControl Touch infotainment system with navigation.
The petrol variant Range Rover Evoque rivals the likes of the new BMW X3 which also recently introduced its petrol variant.
Land Rover Launches The Range Rover Evoque In India
Land Rover launched the new and updated Range Rover Evoque in India today. The best selling model from Land Rover prices starts from INR. 49.10 lakh for the base Pure trim while the top end HSE Dynamic trim is priced at INR. 64.65 lakh.
The updated RR Evoque hasn’t received any major changes in terms of styling but instead decided to equip the SUV with more features. As a result of that the new RR Evoque gets a restyled front bumper and also a new grille. To make it looks slightly more aggressive it even features bigger air intakes as well. As far as some other exterior features are concerned it gets full LED headlamps as well. Just like the front profile the rear profile too gets an updated LED taillamps as well. Inside things looks new as well, to begin with the RR Evoque gets redesigned instrument cluster and soft touch materials. The seats too has been redesigned as well, the front seats gets massage function as well available as an option. The dashboard also gets an 8.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Apart from all that some other new features includes an all terrain progress control, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Attention Assist Estimation.
Coming to the drivetrain the new Range Rover Evoque gets the 2.0 Liter Ingenium series engine which is capable of producing about 177 Hp of peak power. All that power is send to the 4 wheels of the SUV via the 9 speed automatic transmission. This drivetrain is more fuel efficient and is also lighter by almost 20 kilograms than the previous engine. Land Rover will also introduce a petrol engine as well from January 2017 onward.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Sports New Camouflage Drawn By Kids: Video
Land Rover comes out with innovative ideas everytime before the launch or during the launch of their new products. This time around the British Auto maker has actually done something which will surprise most of you. We all know by now that Land Rover is all set to launch the new generation Discovery soon and they already have shared a teaser video of this upcoming SUV describing some of the features that you will find inside the cabin.
Now in another teaser video they actually have wrapped their upcoming SUV in a new camouflage drawn by kids. Yes! You read that right, the Utility vehicle manufacturer actually let a group of children design the SUV’s final camouflage before its official unveiling at the end of this month.
Land Rover will soon take the covers of the new generation Discovery which is based on the new PLA (Premium Lightweight Architecture) platform. As a result you can expect this new generation SUV to be lot lighter than its predecessor. Besides the new platform the new Disco gets its exterior styling inspiration from the Land Rover Discovery Vision concept which was showcased in 2014 New York Auto show. Apart from the exterior the interior too has received a thorough change as well along with some new features (You can read about the interior here). Under the hood the new Discovery will most probably get new petrol and diesel engines ranging from 2.0-3.0 Liters.
Watch this interesting video where you can actually see the new Land Rover Discovery covered in new kids camouflage takes on some offroad and hurdles with ease.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Interior Teased : Video
Recently we reported Land Rover has announced that they will be taking the covers of the 2017 Discovery at the Paris Motor show on September 28th 2016. Land Rover has already shared the first images of the Discovery and from what it looks like the SUV has taken lot of its styling inspiration from the Discovery vision concept showcased at the 2014 New York Auto show.
Quite honestly we didn’t had any idea how the interior of the new Discovery will look like but now Land Rover themselves have released a new video featuring none other than Adventurer Bear Grylls himself. In this video you can watch Land Rover showcasing Discovery’s new seat configuration technology. Using the InControl Remote app for iOS and Android smartphones the seats inside the SUV can be folded remotely from anywhere. Besides folding the seats the connected app also can provide you plenty of data as well about the SUV.
The seats can also be folded by pressing the switches provided inside the SUV’s cabin as well.
In this particular video you can actually watch adventurer Bear Grylls configure the seats of the all new Discovery while freefalling from the sky with the Royal Navy Parachute display team. This is world’s first car to get such kind of technology which allows the owner to configure the seats of their car with the help of a Smartphone.
2017 Land Rover Discovery
Land Rover recently gave us a preview of their upcoming new generation Discovery with a teaser image of its front profile. The new Discovery will debut at the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show which will be held towards the end of the month of September.
This mid-sized SUV from Land Rover is one of the prestigious models from the British car maker which has been in the market since 1989. The upcoming Discovery which will grace the product lineup will be their third generation vehicle. The new generation model front profile has only been revealed which clearly shows that the new SUV has gotten over its boxy design and now has adopted a more modern design cues from the new generation LR vehicle family.
The Discover Sport will most probably use the same lightweight monocoque platform which is also used by the RR and the RR Sport. This new platform will help reduce plenty of weight which will help its overall performance. Expect this new Discovery to be more practical while it will also get a new powertrains under its hood.
Update 29.09.2016:-Land Rover Discovery has made its world debut on the eve of Paris Motor show. We have updated this review accordingly
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2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Land Rover surely impressed all of us when they introduced the Range Rover Sport back in 2005 which was then followed by the second generation model in 2013. They have done all kind of experiments with this model which was actually possible. Land Rover even introduced a high performance variant of the SUV as well which can actually accelerate from 0-100 km/h mark in just 4.6 seconds. Be it refinement, off roading capability pr performance the RR Sport has done it all.
For the 2017 model Land Rover definitely has surprised us all to lure the customers Land Rover has actually added a completely new powertrain which not only offers impressive power but also an equally impressive fuel efficiency at the same time. The 2.0 Liter four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine is the latest addition to the RR Sport powertrain lineup. This will definitely be a trat for those customers who wanted a powertrain which could balance power and fuel economy at the same time. Besides the new engine technology Land Rover also introduced a series of autonomous driving technologies to the 2017 RR Sport as well.
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John Cena becomes surprise chauffeur in a Range Rover Sport SVR
John Cena is a very popular and well known face from the world of WWE. He has been seen as the chauffeur at the Invictus Games in Orlando. He took his passengers in a Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR, and that too surprising them. To know more watch the video here.
The Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR is the performance oriented version of the luxury SUV. The car is stylish and aggressive looking. Inside the cabin it gets several luxury features. The car is powered by a 5.0 litre supercharged V8 petrol engine mated to an 8 speed ZF automatic gearbox. The engine churns out 550 PS of peak power and 680 Nm of peak torque. The Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR can accelerate 0 – 100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds, while the top speed of this car stands at 259.2 kmph. The luxury SUV lapped the famous Nurburgring track in just 8.14 minutes.
5 luxury SUVs with 2000 cc diesel engines banned in Delhi-NCR
Delhi and NCR is the place where most of the luxury cars can be seen in entire India. Being a diesel loving country the customers based in Delhi and NCR also love to buy diesel based luxury cars. And one more thing is, when it is about cars, we Indians love the SUVs. Now coming to our topic today the luxury SUVs in India has taken a toll recently.
The Delhi government imposed a ban on the 2000 cc and above diesel engine capacitated cars in the national capital region. Due to the large diesel engine no cars carrying 2000 cc and above diesel engines are allowed for registration in Delhi and NCR. Therefore the luxury auto manufacturers present in India has suffered a major sales decline, as this region itself comes with a large customer base for these companies. Three German luxury automaker – Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz are at the forefront of the affected automakers due to the ban in the region. Among these three auto manufacturers, Mercedes Benz has suffered the biggest blow, as the company is the best sold brand in the region, and a large number of their cars are capacitated with 2000 cc or larger diesel engines.
Here, we will take a close look at the luxury SUVs which have been affected by the diesel ban in Delhi and NCR.
Land Rover Discovery Sport Pulls A Train: Video
This is an absolutely remarkable video that we found on the internet this week and decided to share it with all of you. We know Land Rovers are exceptional vehicles when it comes to offroad but have you ever given it a thought that they are incredibly powerful as well at the same time. In this video you can watch a Land Rover Discovery sport pulls three railway carriages at the same time which actually weighs almost 100 Tonnes.
The Land Rover Discovery Sport which pulled the train along with it was fitted with guidance wheels just to keep it on track and apart from that everything else remains stock. The Discovery Sport is powered by a 2.0 Liter Ingenium diesel engine which produces about 178 Bhp of peak power and an impressive 430 Nm of torque which actually gives this baby SUV all that pulling power. In general the Discovery Sport can tow upto 2,500kg (2.5 tonnes) but in this video it is actually towing almost 58 times of its own weight which is absolutely amazing.
In the beginning we can watch it drive to the railway station where it actually gets hooked to that 3 carriages which together weighs 100 tonnes. The SUV without any strain was actually pull the carriages instantly and what further aided the Discovery Sport in pulling all that weight was the All Terrain Progress Control. This progress control managed the engine output and braking at the same time which actually helped to increase traction.