The new Range Rover Velar made an early debut in London on Wednesday, ahead of next week’s Geneva Motor Show. The fourth member of Land Rover’s upscale family, it is meant to slot between the “base” Evoque model and the Range Rover Sport.
While there had been some speculation the British maker would deliver a toned-down “soft-roader,” the new Range Rover Velar maintains the off-road creds the brand has long been known far, while adding a number of new technologies including a semi-autonomous trailer “Tow Assist” function.
“The new Range Rover Velar brings a new dimension of modernity to our brand while reinforcing our total commitment to design and engineering excellence,” declared Land Rover Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern, during the debut of the new ute at the Design Museum of London. (more…)