Jaguar F-Pace vs Range Rover Velar - Which One's Right For You?

Jaguar F-PACE – An Introduction

With Jaguar performance at the heart of its DNA, Jaguar F‑PACE delivers enhanced, sporty handling with improved fuel efficiency. Experience an exhilarating drive from a choice of powertrains, with the new Plug-in Hybrid providing even greater fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.

Progressive and assertive, this is an extraordinary SUV. Jaguar F‑PACE’s updated exterior gives the vehicle a dynamic new look. The spacious and luxurious interior has been completely redesigned with exquisite attention to detail and enhanced levels of comfort.

At the heart of F‑PACE’s interior lies the all-new Pivi Pro infotainment system. You can now quickly connect to the most used features from the home screen or through the enhanced voice control. The 11,4” touchscreen features an intuitive smartphone-like interface with redesigned navigation and online search. Every detail has been considered in the interior to create a tranquil sanctuary for you and your passengers. Premium materials, new colourways and improved seat comfort are found throughout Jaguar F‑PACE and Jaguar F‑PACE R‑Dynamic’s all-new interior.

F-PACE’s driving experience is built and supported by a wide range of Driver Assistance features, all of which help making getting around town and parking easier and driving motorways that bit more enjoyable.​

F‑PACE blends exhilarating performance with intelligent driver technologies. Powered by our range of new mild hybrid petrol and diesel engines, with the option of the all-new Jaguar Plug-in Hybrid, for those seeking to lower their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions further still. All transmissions are 8-speed automatic.

With the new F‑PACE Plug‑in Hybrid you enjoy greater fuel economy and zero tailpipe emissions while driving in electric mode. Or F-PACE SVR with its 5.0 litre Supercharged V8 engine and top speed of 178mph, is Jaguar’s ultimate performance SUV.​

Choose between full dynamic performance and maximising fuel economy. JaguarDrive Control performs gearshifts more quickly in Dynamic Mode and earlier up-shifts in Eco Mode. Rain, Ice, Snow Mode switches to more gentle progress in low grip conditions. And Jaguar All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics is a predictive all-wheel drive system. While others become active only after the car loses traction, our system pre-emptively shifts torque to the front wheels to maintain control and composure before grip is lost.

Online Pack with Data Plan offers further connected services via a built-in SIM card, providing access to: Unlimited streaming media | Online speech recognition | Weather forecasts | Online calendar synchronisation | Park and Pay and with optional Wi-Fi Enabled with Data Plan and you’ll be able to use: Your choice of media streaming services | Up to 20GB of data per month | An antenna enhanced connection | Multiple connected devices

Optional wireless device charging with phone signal booster lets you charge compatible smartphones without the need for wires or a charging dock. While in the car, your phone will use the vehicle’s antenna for improved signal and clearer calls. And optional Nanoe ionisation enhances driver and passenger wellbeing. Activate the feature and the specially designed filter will attract and capture fine particles and airborne allergens from the outside air, such as PM2.5, dust, and pollen.

F‑PACE features up to 793 litres of loadspace, even with your friends and family in the second row. When you need extra space, you can fold down the second row to access up to 1,842 litres of usable space. Whether weekday or weekend, F‑PACE perfectly meets your needs.

The optional Pixel LED lights feature animated directional indicators. The Adaptive Driving Beam technology evaluates the road scene ahead and automatically adapts the high beam utilising the multiple segments within the lights to dim key areas and minimise dazzle to oncoming vehicles.​

Water and shockproof, the all-new second generation Activity Key lets you unlock, lock, and start your vehicle. So whatever outdoor activities you and your friends have planned, there’s no longer a need for conventional car keys.

Exacting attention to detail has always been fundamental to Jaguar vehicles. New Jaguar F‑PACE. Delight in every aspect. Buy yours online with Rockar.

Range Rover Velar – An Introduction

Simplicity that exudes confidence and individuality. Range Rover Velar leads the way in progressive design. Clean, elegant, and distinctive, the vehicle has a striking, contemporary presence. Wherever you go in Range Rover Velar, eyes will follow.

Range Rover Velar’s cabin exudes elegant simplicity. From optional Configurable Ambient Interior Lighting to the split sliding armrests, everything has been designed and crafted to help you and your passengers arrive relaxed. Velar interior features a reductive design, emphasised with beautifully integrated digital screens that are now fitted with Land Rover’s state-of-the-art infotainment system, Pivi and Pivi Pro. The intelligent and intuitive system, offered as Pivi Pro from an S-specification pack, transforms the digital experience inside Velar.

Pivi is designed around ease of use, with a simple interface reducing the number of interactions to enhance safety. Crisp new graphics and super-fast responsiveness are enabled with a new electrical architecture under the surface, ensuring the screens and navigation system are ready to go in seconds, thanks also to a dedicated power source. Customers can access software updates ‘over-the-air’ reducing the need to visit a retailer. An embedded data connection means customers have access to the latest maps, apps and vehicle software modules with updates scheduled via the touchscreen at a time to suit them.

The experience inside the Range Rover Velar is now an even calmer sanctuary with the addition of Active Road Noise Cancellation. The intelligent technology works like a pair of high-end noise cancellation headphones, constantly monitoring vibrations from the road surface and calculating the opposite phase sound wave needed to remove the noise heard by the occupants. This advanced system delivers a more serene experience inside Velar, even reducing driver tiredness, which can be brought about by extended exposure to low-frequency sound on long journeys.

And a new Cabin Air Filtration system enhances the relaxing and clean sanctuary inside Velar, reducing levels of harmful particulates, pollen and even odours. The new system filters out fine particulate matter, allergens, pollen and even strong smells. Activated via a ‘Purify’ button in the lower touchscreen, it is capable of filtering ultrafine particulates. Drivers and passengers can be assured the air they breathe inside the Range Rover Velar is cleaner than the air outside.

With 1357 litres of space and a usable dry capacity of 955 litres, this seating configuration allows you to carry plenty of luggage whilst still having room for two passengers.

Also available is the new second-generation wearable Activity Key, which can totally replace the traditional key fob when necessary. The water-resistant and shock-proof wrist device now incorporates an LCD watch and allows customers to start, stop, lock and unlock the vehicle, with no need to take a traditional key fob out with them. Additional new design features introduced on Velar include a new steering wheel design which has integrated smart buttons ready to receive the latest ADAS software updates over-the-air. A tactile new Drive Selector also replaces the rotary gear selector.

The ‘Range Rover Velar Edition’ provides even more customer choice and features a combination of exterior and interior upgrades. Based on the R-Dynamic SE specification, enhancements include a black contrast roof and matching 20-inch black alloy wheels, for sophisticated presence. The distinctive new special edition model is available exclusively in Lantau Bronze metallic paint, as well as the new Hakuba Silver, Santorini Black or Eiger Grey.

The new 2.0-litre four-cylinder P400e plug-in hybrid offers a smooth and refined drive, producing a combined 404PS and 640Nm of torque from its 300PS petrol engine and 105kW electric motor, with an impressive 0-60mph in 5.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds). A 17.1kWh lithium-ion battery, located under the boot floor, can be charged to 80 per cent in just 30 minutes using a fast DC charge point, or 1 hour 40 minutes using a standard 7kW wall box. With zero tailpipe emissions in electric mode, an impressive real-world all-electric range of 53km (33 miles), fuel economy of up to 2.2 litres/100km (130.2mpg) and CO2 emissions from just 49g/km, the Range Rover Velar is now even more sustainable by design.

The new engines are available with mild-hybrid electric vehicle technology (MHEV) in addition to the latest engine technologies, for efficient performance. The MHEV system uses a Belt integrated Starter Generator in the engine bay to harvest energy usually lost under deceleration, which is then stored in a 48V lithium-ion battery located beneath the rear loadspace. It is able to redeploy the stored energy to assist the engine when accelerating away, while also delivering a more refined and responsive stop/start system.

The lightweight aluminium 4-cylinder and powerful V6 engines deliver a truly responsive drive. Torque-on-demand All Wheel Drive (AWD) delivers outstanding on road performance and full off-road capability, combined with optimum traction for assured progress in all conditions. Unique Terrain Response systems enable the driver to optimise the vehicle's engine, gearbox, centre differential and chassis systems to match the demands of the terrain. All Terrain Progress Control (ATPC) is a state-of-the-art optional system that enables you to set and maintain a steady speed in challenging conditions such as mud, wet grass, ice, snow, and dirt roads.

Range Rover Velar offers a perfect balance of sophisticated design and intelligent technology. Purchase your new Range Rover Velar online with Rockar.