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m13lky



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Totally agree on pricing, JLR are getting their fingers burnt with the velar, every dealer I have been to over the last 8-10 weeks has at least 2or3 in stock plus 2 in the showroom, my sales guy told me off the record, they are having to heavily discount/overallow on trade ins to get any sales of them. This has never happened before on a new JLR product but they seem to have massively over estimated demand! Some bargains out there in a few months for pre reg sales I would think! If you like them anyway!

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Johnski



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The SVR Velar when out will evidently only be £100 cheaper than the equivalent 2018 RRS SVR Rolling with laughter
It's basically going to be the same as new Jag Pace? SVR, shown in this weeks AutoExpress magazine.

I think JLR have completely lost the plot, they cannot put the RRS up much more or that will kill sales, they seem to be giving away large discounts on the Velar now just to shift what's already built.
Hatfields group won't be ordering any more Velar from JLR unless it's against a paid for order, hardly unlikely, and are offering a extra 10% trade in against them plus up to 10% discount model dependant, but won't sell any now on PCP, due to final price not going to be realistic, as very big falls expected. WBAC give £22,000 off of the new MY17 price for trade in MY17 with less than 8k miles and mint condition. (Generally less when you try to sell).

How can JLR sell two cars at same pricing bands, when one, the Velar is smaller, cheaper looking, poorer comfort and generally with less power etc? (Hatfields GM comment) Whistle John

RRS MY12 SDV6 HSE. Sumatra Black/Ebony & Walnut + Dynamic Pack, + Cold Climate Pack + Memory Pack, Digital TV/DVD, Premium Leather, Cornering Lights, Cooler/Fridge Box, & most Options.


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Post #539252 Thu Oct 26 2017 10:23am
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ChunkRRS



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I think i'm starting to side with RRSman, every forum topic on here seems to turn into a Velar bashing (or the other hot topic that everyone is going to die when interest rates go up)

not that I don't agree as I don't like the Velar as much either if you compare it to an RRS, especially MY18.

Rolling with laughter

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Tim in Scotland



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According to a dealer manager I have spoken to recently Velar is a complete turn-off to existing owners of LR/RR, they are sticking to Sport/FFRR but the sales they have had have (apart from one former RRS owner) been to new to brand buyers but even to them it is a hard car to sell 2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, preceeded by a 2.7SE RRS, a 3.6TDv8 RRS, several FFRR's and 2 Evoques.
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW.... my fun car to enjoy bashing and denting 20 years old and still giving loads of fun

Post #539254 Thu Oct 26 2017 10:32am
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SVR575



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Really i thought the Velar was selling well. Some one i know has to wait a few months and was asked for a £10k deposit.
They are not for me and i agree they are over priced if as John says the Velar SVR will be close to the Sport SVR thats just crazy because at the end of the day the Sport is a genuine Range Rover not some Jaguar in a frock. Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18.

Post #539258 Thu Oct 26 2017 11:07am
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forest172



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6 weeks ago I was told one group had 72 velars in stock

Post #539260 Thu Oct 26 2017 11:23am
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RRSman



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YES YES YES The Velar is an absolute pile of Censored Laughing Mr. Green 2017 Range Rover Velar First Edition - Corris Grey. Delivered 28/07/2017

Ferrari 458 Italia - Nero Daytona,
Range Rover Sport 3.0d L494 2015 Fuji White, now Sold.
Mercedes C220 AMG Line Automatic - Metallic Black
Range Rover Evoque Dynamic - Black, Black Pack 2017
Mini Cooper S JCW - Pocket Rocket!

Post #539261 Thu Oct 26 2017 11:40am
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SVR575



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Rolling with laughter Yours is lovely RRS, Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18.

Post #539263 Thu Oct 26 2017 11:44am
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RRSman



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It is but I have just put in an order for an SVR (RRS) Cool 2017 Range Rover Velar First Edition - Corris Grey. Delivered 28/07/2017

Ferrari 458 Italia - Nero Daytona,
Range Rover Sport 3.0d L494 2015 Fuji White, now Sold.
Mercedes C220 AMG Line Automatic - Metallic Black
Range Rover Evoque Dynamic - Black, Black Pack 2017
Mini Cooper S JCW - Pocket Rocket!

Post #539271 Thu Oct 26 2017 12:19pm
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SVR575



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United Kingdom 2011 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 Autobiography Fuji White

LOL . Now thats more like it. Look forward to seeing your spec. Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18.

Post #539279 Thu Oct 26 2017 12:54pm
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ChunkRRS



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Oi RRSman get your own thread! Wink

Post #539281 Thu Oct 26 2017 1:13pm
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Tyrefitter



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It was only the other week RRSman was saying how good the velar was,, Laughing Laughing Laughing now he's ordered a proper LR.

Andy. 2014 RRS SC santorino,coris roof.
2016 VW Amarok Highline,candy white
2014 Evoque D-Lux Fuji
Previous motor.
2014 RRS AB FUJI
2012 RRS Dynamic red edition Fuji
2012 RRS SE santorino
2015 Navara White
2008 RRS white TDV8
2007 RRS black TDV8
2002 RR Vogue
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Post #539282 Thu Oct 26 2017 1:16pm
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RRSman



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ChunkRRS wrote:
Oi RRSman get your own thread! Wink


I will just a few things to settle first Thumbs Up 2017 Range Rover Velar First Edition - Corris Grey. Delivered 28/07/2017

Ferrari 458 Italia - Nero Daytona,
Range Rover Sport 3.0d L494 2015 Fuji White, now Sold.
Mercedes C220 AMG Line Automatic - Metallic Black
Range Rover Evoque Dynamic - Black, Black Pack 2017
Mini Cooper S JCW - Pocket Rocket!

Post #539284 Thu Oct 26 2017 1:17pm
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ChunkRRS



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well I didn't want to say it first Andy but...................................... Rolling with laughter

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RRSman



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Tyrefitter wrote:
It was only the other week RRSman was saying how good the velar was,, Laughing Laughing Laughing now he's ordered a proper LR.

Andy.


Dont worry Tyre - I will get the Velar SVR too Laughing 2017 Range Rover Velar First Edition - Corris Grey. Delivered 28/07/2017

Ferrari 458 Italia - Nero Daytona,
Range Rover Sport 3.0d L494 2015 Fuji White, now Sold.
Mercedes C220 AMG Line Automatic - Metallic Black
Range Rover Evoque Dynamic - Black, Black Pack 2017
Mini Cooper S JCW - Pocket Rocket!

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