Driven: Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic


Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations has produced a new range-topping version of the Velar, and it’s a delight

Since its launch back in 2017, the Range Rover Velar has received high praise and scores of five star reviews from both consumers and press. It has claimed numerous awards, and has even been described as the “most beautifully designed vehicle on the planet.”

CDN’s initial review of the SUV during our first drive back in 2017 was positive, suggesting that the model was ushering a “new dawn” for the marque. However, our first impression of the user experience was one hindered by too many gauges, gizmos and gadgets, each providing a swarm of information that ultimately lead to confusion.

Two years on, and the new range topping Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic has hit the market. It was developed inside Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) technical centre – a 20,000sq.m facility located in Warwickshire, England, which was opened back in 2016. Here, a select group of engineers and manufacturing experts work to produce high-performance, highly luxurious, and often highly customised models. So what have the boffins been up to?

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