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With many SUVs being such accomplished road cars these days, some owners (if not the majority) experience these vehicles’ practicality and elevated ground clearance mostly on tar. Apart from the occasional gravel road excursion or game-park drive, they don’t get to appreciate how skilful these vehicles can really be in real off-road conditions.

The Range Rover Velar almost looks too slick and well-groomed to take into the bush, like asking someone to tackle a Warrior obstacle race in their Armani suit. With its sleek shape, made more so by flush door handles that only deploy when you need them, being parked in front of a five-star hotel seems a far more natural setting for this luxury SUV than being axle-deep in a mud pit...

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