All-New 2018 Range Rover Velar: What You Need to Know

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A Land Rover That Favors Winding Roads Over Off-Road Trails

Land Rover makes the most off-road-capable luxury SUVs on the market, though even Land Rover is the first to admit that it is quite a niche market. The all-new 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar is a first for the brand, designed to compete on pavement rather than off. This new Rover aims to challenge the numerous SUVs and crossovers from German luxury brands with this simple premise: You no longer have to pretend you’re interested in all-terrain adventuring to justify buying a Land Rover.

The midsize Velar slips into the lineup between the subcompact Range Rover Evoque and the midsize Range Rover Sport, although it has more in common, structurally, with the Jaguar F-Pace. Potential buyers who like the looks of the Velar but are turned off by its sporty-over-rugged premise can rest easy. The Velar is still a Land Rover, after all, and optional features are available to help the Velar keep up with the rest of the off-road pack.