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2017-11-03 07:56

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Cape Town - The new Range Rover Velar arrived in South Africa in October and already it has soared to the top of the local luxury SUV market - 165 models!

It's an exceptional feat for a new model in SA considering it retails from R1-million.

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Behind the two leaders, the Range Rover/Sport saw 91 units in October, ahead of the previous list topper, the Land Rover Discovery (86 units).

The Toyota Prado found 59 new owners in fifth place, a mere five units ahead of the Jaguar F-Pace on 54 units. Another of Land Rover’s products, the Range Rover Evoque (46), sits pretty in seventh.

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Jeep’s Grand Cherokee is in eighth with 46 units, followed by the Audi Q7 (30 units) in ninth.

Volvo’s Car of the Year champion, the XC90, completes the top ten with 19 units sold.


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