2021 Range Rover Velar updated with new tech

2021 Range Rover Velar updated with new tech

Continuing the Jaguar-Land Rover range’s barrage of refreshes — Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover Evoque, Jaguar XF and E-Pace all have been updated for 2021 — is the 2021 Range Rover Velar. The midsize crossover SUV gets new tech and electrified engines for the new model year.

Like all other newly refreshed models in the Jaguar-Land Rover lineup, the 2021 Range Rover Velar gets the brand’s latest Pivi Pro infotainment system, running on a 10-inch screen. This gets the facility for over-the-air updates as well as detailed maps and app integration. Alongside the new infotainment system, the 2021 Velar also brings an active noise cancellation system, an air filtration system and a new 3D surround-view camera.

The main changes lie under the hood of the 2021 Velar. A new 3.0-litre six-cylinder mild-hybrid engine is added to the range. This engine produces 335 hp in a Velar P340 trim or 395 hp in a higher P400 trim. Both the models get AWD and air suspension as standard fitment. This engine can power the Velar from 0 to 100 kph in just over 5.4 seconds in the powerful P400 variant. The 2021 Range Rover Velar also gets a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine that produces 247 hp.

Expect the updated model to reach UAE and GCC shores by early next year.

For prices and updates, visit the Land Rover buyer guide.

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