Toyota Camry, perhaps the world’s most popular mid-size sedan, gets restyled, redesigned and re-engineered for its 8th generation set to be introduced either later this year or in early 2019. The Japanese automaker, Toyota is actively testing the new Toyota Camry which is being made globally in one version only.
The Toyota Camry executive sedan will sport a new design language with a more aggressive stance and larger proportions. It will boast of more features in terms luxury, comfort and technology while its hybrid powertrain will be switched to a more fuel efficient petrol engine.
In terms of dimensions, the new Toyota Camry will measure 4,885mm in length, 1,840mm in width and 1,455mm in height. It will sit on a 2,825mm long wheelbase and will be positioned on the GA-K version of the TNGA platform which underpins the Lexus ES300h making it larger and wider as compared to the current model.
Exterior features will include LED headlamps with AHB function, LED fog lamps and LED rear combination lamps. It will get a shark fin antenna and panoramic glass roof while it will sit on new 19” alloy wheels.
Interiors will get leather trimmed seats and steering wheel, dual zone climate controls and a 7” MID, 10” color heads up display and 8” touchscreen infotainment system. In terms of safety, the 8th Gen Camry will get 10 airbags, vehicle stability control, traction control and ABS and EBD.
The 8th gen Toyota Camry will come in powered by a 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder petrol engine offering 173 bhp power at 221 Nm torque mated to an 8 speed automatic or 6 speed CVT. Once officially launched, the 8th gen Toyota Camry will compete against the Honda Accord and Skoda Superb in the executive sedan segment.