Land Rover Australia has drastically cut the number of Range Rover Velar models on offer locally, as JLR looks to simplify its line-up.
Launched with a whopping 64 different variants, the 2020 Velar will be available in just 13 different flavours, headlined by the supercharged V8 Velar P550 SVAutobiography Dynamic.
Land Rover recalls several MY16-18 models for emissions fix
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has issued a recall for various 2016-18 Land Rover and Range Rover models fitted with 2.0-litre petrol engines, as they may not meet required emissions standards.
Following the global announcement back in March which saw the company confirm 44,000 vehicles across its three brands for variance in actual emissions, Land Rover has kicked off its Australia recall campaign which affects 953 units locally.
2019 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition revealed
Designed by the company's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, the Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition was unveiled overnight.
Available only during 2019, the special edition Velar has a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 pumping out 404kW of power, and capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds and hitting a top speed of 274km/h.
CarAdvice podcast 122: Aussie entertainer and car tragic, Shane Jacobson!
Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong this week.
In car news, an Australian debut has been somewhat confirmed for the high-riding Ford Focus Active, Daimler has appointed a new CEO, the 2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N has been revealed, and the Mazda CX-5 2.5 turbo petrol has appeared on an Australian Government database.
For this week's review, we chat to Trent Nikolic about the 2018 Range Rover Velar.
The anticipated (but not yet confirmed) Range Rover Velar SVR has been spied again, doing rounds at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany.
While this prototype looks very similar to the vehicle spotted almost a year ago, the time between sightings hints that the British marque is going ahead with a performance version of its style-focused offering – complete with its signature supercharged V8 engine.