Edmunds experts get behind the wheel for the first drive of the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar. Travel to Norway with Edmunds Senior Writer Carlos Lago as he checks out Land Rover's brand-new crossover SUV, the 2018 Range Rover Velar, which slots in between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport. The elegant Velar features design elements such as flush door handles, a Range Rover first, and small taillights, the smallest in the Range Rover lineup. The First Edition model Carlos is driving has the supercharged V6 and air suspension, making for a smooth and refined ride. Carlos says, "From this first impression, it's pretty clear that Land Rover has made a very successful-looking vehicle." Q. How much does the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar cost? A. The First Edition model featured in the video is priced close to $90,000. Non-limited edition models start at $50,895. Q. How many pounds can the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar tow? A. It has a maximum towing capacity of 5,500 pounds with the V6. Q. What type of engines does the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar come with? A. The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar will be offered with three different engine. The base engine is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, making 247 horsepower. A turbocharged, 2.0-liter diesel-fueled four-cylinder, which will make 180 hp and 317 pound-feet of torque, is optional. Topping the range is a supercharged 3.0-liter V6, pumping out 380 hp and a promised zero-to-60-mph time of 5.3 seconds. All engine choices will be paired with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic. Time Jump 0:01 Introduction and walkaround 1:52 Driving impressions 4:15 Interior and technology 6:09 Competitive analysis Read our full review at: https://www.edmunds.com/land-rover/range-rover-velar/2018/suv/ Edmunds – we help you find your perfect car with unbiased and useful reviews, advice, pricing and tools. Visit us at http://edmunds.com.