The Range Rover Velar was crowned Best Car at the EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 on Tuesday.
The awards, which took place at Church House in Westminster,
London, were held by tech review website Pocket-lint, which - along with its readers and tech industry experts - voted for
the best products in 18 separate categories.
Dubbed a “titan of tech and a lesson in SUV styling” in a previous
review by Pocket-lint, the Velar went on to beat strong competition from Audi, BMW and
Volvo among others, prompting the site to expand its praise, saying: “JLR could
have been lazy with Velar but it hasn't. Far from it, in fact. The fourth
vehicle to wear the Range Rover badge looks fantastic, is a supremely
comfortable cruiser, while the interior tech sets a new benchmark in design and
This was the 14th year the awards have taken
place since they were started by Pocket-lint founder, Stuart Miles, who also hosted the event,
joined by BBC Radio’s Lucy McNamara.
Ken McConomy, Head of UK PR at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “It’s
fantastic to win such a well-established award – especially one from an authority
on technology. The Velar is a great example of the type of design and
innovation we stand for here at JLR and we’re delighted every time it’s
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