Range Rover Velar Gets New Engine and Safety Tech

The Range Rover Velar arsenal has been broadened with the addition of a new engine and more safety tech.

A new 3.0-litre V6 D275 diesel unit joins the line-up, offering 271bhp and 461lbf.ft. Other additions see steering assist join the adaptive cruise control, culminating in lane-keeping abilities as standard equipment. More safety tech has been added to the stock list, with emergency braking, a rear camera, parking sensors and driver condition monitoring now fitted across the board.

Some of the petrol models have received slight changes too, with the P250 and P300 models boasting 82-litre fuel tanks – growth of 19-litres. Particulate filters will also feature in petrol Velars.

The model line tweaks will come into play on 2019 year models, with pricing for 19MY Velars starting at £44,735 and the new D275 available for £49,740.

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