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JLR launches Range Rover Velar priced up to Rs 1.38 crore

JLR launches Range Rover Velar priced up to Rs 1.38 crore

The Velar is a distinct and further iteration of the original Range Rover character, conceived to play a powerful new role in the evolving Range Rover narrative, sitting between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport.

The Range Rover Autobiography by SVO Bespoke is offered with a choice of two exterior paint options, Bespoke Gloss Black with Copper Flake and Bespoke Satin Petrol Blue. In overseas markets, sales rose by 19.7 percent, China (19.1 percent), United Kingdom (8.6 percent), North America (7.8 percent) and Europe (2.1 percent).

Goss said that despite Jaguar's weak performance, future performance of both brands are expected to improve on the launch of its new compact SUV, E-PACE, as well as with the new 18 MY Range Rover and its plug-in hybrid Range Rover Sport. However, in Europe market, the company could not deliver it well as sales witnessed a decline of 2.1% yoy.

The company said sales during the month were primarily driven by the introduction of the new Land Rover Discovery and the Range Rover Velar.

Choices The Velar will be launched with two diesel engines and one petrol variant
Choices The Velar will be launched with two diesel engines and one petrol variant

"November has been a robust month for Land Rover, driving sales up globally across all of key regions", Andy Goss, Jaguar Land Rover Group Sales Operations Director said.

The company said retail sales of its refreshed Range Rover and Range Rover Sport (including plug-in hybrid variants) will start in the New Year. Deliveries of the New Range Rover Velar will begin from end of January 2018 in India and it would be at loggerheads with Porsche Macan, BMW X5 and Volvo XC60.

Suri also said that the model will be fully imported and the company has received almost 100 percent pre-bookings for up to March next year.

Tata Motors luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) reported 10% year-on-year (YoY) growth in its November month with sales of 52,332 units.

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