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JAN-FEB 2018

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ZF eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle-shift controls and all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics. Offered for the first time on a Land Rover model is a four- cylinder Ingenium diesel engine that delivers high levels of torque from low engine speeds to ensure excellent on-demand responsiveness and acceleration. e model's fuel efficiency leader, acceleration from 0-60mph takes 8.4 seconds. e Velar represents one of the first applications for the new Jaguar Land Rover 2.0-liter four-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine, designed with an integrated exhaust manifold and a twin- scroll turbocharger to deliver smooth, refined performance. is 247HP variant makes the 0-60mph sprint in 6.4 seconds. An even more powerful, 380HP supercharged V6 gasoline engine combines sports car performance with a unique soundtrack and enables the Velar to accelerate to 60 mph from a standstill in only 5.3 seconds before reaching an electronically-limited top speed of 155 mph. The Range Rover Velar and Velar R-Dynamic range is comprised of four selectively available specifications including Standard, S, SE or HSE, with three powertrain options depending on trim. Customers can also specify Black and Premium Exterior Packs for an even more distinguished appearance. Most exclusive of all will be the Velar First Edition. Limited to approximately 500 units in the U.S. and available for one model year only, the Velar First Edition is powered solely by the 380HP 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine and features a wealth of extra features as standard, including a full extended leather interior, as well as a copper weave carbon fiber trim finisher to complement the perforated Windsor leather seats finished in two tone Light Oyster/Ebony, a 1,600W Meridian Signature Sound System, and special 22-inch Split-Spoke wheels with diamond-turned finish. First Edition models are available exclusively in one of three colors; Corris Grey, Silicon Silver, or Flux Silver– a unique added cost satin finish exclusive to the First Edition, which will be meticulously hand-sprayed at Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations' Oxford Road Technical Centre in the UK. "Velar is now the compelling, stand-out design in its class, showcasing perfectly optimized volume, powerful, taut surfaces and a stunning silhouette," said McGovern. Pricing for the Velar begins at $49,900 (landroverusa.com). sl slmag.net 59

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