In the previous article, Philkotse revealed that Jaguar Land Rover planned to launch an electric crossover called “Road Rover” by 2020. It is believed to be a luxury off-roader and will share platform with the forthcoming Jaguar XJ.
Latest car news also suggests that the UK car manufacturer seems to have intention of foraying into sedan segment. In fact, this information has stimulated curiosity of Range Rover fans. The proof is that Kleber Silva, a Brazilian artist, has decided to create a pair of sketches of the Range Rover’s future sedan based on the Velar. Accordingly, the Road Rover Velar sedan will inherit some styling cues from the current SUV model.
The Road Rover Velar sedan will inherit some styling cues from the current SUV model
Exterior-oriented, the Velar’s glossy front fascia with a familiar rectangular grille, LED lighting system, vents, alloy wheels and taillights all cover the imagined Road Rover Velar. Certainly, the vehicle is in the shape of a luxury saloon and it looks more splendid with a dazzling gold paint color.
The Velar concept is expected to be propelled by an electric powertrain
Similar to the Road Rover crossover, the Velar concept is expected to be propelled by an electric powertrain. With the silhouette of a 4-door sport sedan, we can definitely hope for a performance electric vehicles with a considerable power.
Even though those renderings are just imagination, a sedan will truly be an inevitable trend for any marque, optimistically speaking. So, hope that the Road Rover Velar will soon make its presence on the open roads.
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Know more about Land Rover Range Rover 2023
The 2023 Land Rover Range Rover is a luxury SUV. Depending on the variant, it can seat up to five, or seven. It also assumes an all-wheel-drive, front-engine layout.
In the Philippine market, the said model has a total of five different trims. There’s the entry-level Range Rover HSE P44e, the HSE D300, HSE D350, LWB Autobiography D350, and the LWB Autobiography P530. Prices for the range from Php 15,990,000 to Php 21,390,000.
Size-wise, the largest Range Rover is 5,252mm long, 2,048mm wide, and 1,870 mm in height. Depending on the trim, they have a ground clearance ranging from 219mm to 294mm.
The engine options for the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover includes a 3.0-liter twin-turbo diesel mill in two states of tune. They can either produce 300 horsepower or 350 horsepower. There’s also a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 gasoline making 530 horsepower. Lastly, there’s a new 3.0-liter inline-6 hybrid version that can churn out a combined output of 440 horsepower.
All Range Rover variants use an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and all come with all-wheel-drive.
Locally, the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover competes against the likes of the BMW X6, Lexus LX, Mercedes-Benz G Class, Mercedes-Benz GLS Class, etc.
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