Toyota Motors had introduced Toyota Camry in the Indian car bazaar a long time ago. However, the car failed to charm, but it managed to do a decent business in the country. Now to expand its portfolio, Toyota Motors have launched a brand new variant of Camry. The new Toyota Camry is thoroughly impressive. Under the bonnet, the sedan will come blessed with an aggressive and bold 2.5L four cylinder 16valve DOHC engine that would be producing peak power and torque of 178.3bhp and 233Nm respectively. The six speed automatic transmission with sequential shift makes sure that the car delivers an awesome performance on road. On the outside, the looks of the new Toyota Camry are killing. The front façade has beautiful contours that continue towards the rear end of the sedan. The interiors of the car would be filled with almost every comfort features. The advanced technology used inside make the interiors of the sedan much more impressive and smart. Some of the major highlights of new Camry in terms of interiors comprise of multi-functional steering wheel, MID display, advanced audio system (2-DIN touch screen DVD player) , effective air cooling system with heater with well-placed AC vents , electrically adjustable front seats, and so on.
Coming to the looks of this new Toyota Camry variant, the sedan is utterly lavish and attractive. The sedan has got its styling cues from the current Camry sedan. The V shaped grille on the front has been dipped in chrome accompanied by angular HID projector headlamps. The angular treatment given to the headlamps make the front profile of Camry much more alluring and tempting. The side profile of the car has been done with much effort and looks much better than the other variants of the car. The ORVMs have been given a bit round treatment and are incorporated with LED turn lights. The chrome finished door handles give the car a much luxurious feel. The chrome strips running across the doors add on to the value of the sedan. The wheel arches are highly pronounced and fit in 16 inches of alloy wheels . Finally, the rear end of the new Toyota Camry is attractive and has a very neat design. The tail lights are LED glow and the boot lid has been shaped out pretty well. Overall, the new Toyota Camry is perfect in terms of its looks and come with rich and lavish exteriors. You will find a lot of resemblance to Lexus ES350, but Camry’s uniqueness steals the show.
The interiors of the new Toyota Camry are absolutely stunning. The three-tone shade interiors coupled with hand stitched leather covering for the dashboard is sophisticated. The lower dash has been dipped in beige and thick layer of faux-wood is superb. Speedo cluster have round dials and the instrumental cluster gets an Optitron backlight glow. The MID Display positioned in the Speedo meter is nice and the star/stop engine button is finished with a chrome outline. The automatic transmission shifter is slotted and has wood finish around it. The leather upholstered seats give the interiors of the car a much lavish and plush feel.
Talking about the comfort of the 2012 Toyota Camry, the car doesn’t let down at all. The manually adjustable telescopic power steering wheel is superb. The steering wheel has been wrapped in leather that gives a perfect grip to the driver, while driving. Numerous controls like Bluetooth telephony and audio system have been placed on the steering wheel thereby making it multi-functional. The 2-Din touch screen DVD display coupled with a single CD player and radio is perfect for the entertainment in the sedan. The reverse camera display comes on the same display. The air cooling system here is utterly effective and the rear AC vents are properly positioned. This AC has two-zone climate control making it a perfect fit for the sedan. The front seats of the Toyota Camry 2.5G are electrically adjustable. The rear seats have been blessed with sofa like comfort. The foldable armrest comprise of tiny storage space. The boot space is ample; while the huge legroom and headroom makes sure that the drive in Toyota Camry 2.5G is utterly comfortable and enjoyable.
Under the bonnet, the Toyota Camry 2.5G is blessed with a powerful 2.5Litre of four cylinder 16Valve DOHC petrol engine with VVT-I technology. The engine has a displacement of 2494cc and comfortably produces peak power of 178.3bhp at the rate of 6000rpm and generates 233Nm of maximum torque at the rate of 4100rpm. This engine has been coupled with six speed automatic transmission with sequential shift. This combination doesn’t help the car in delivering hi-fi mileage, but it manages to give out a decent and humble mileage. The performance delivered by the Toyota Camry 2.5G is spectacular on road and makes sure that the driver gets an awesome driving experience.
The braking and handling of the 2012 Toyota Camry is just perfect. The car comes with a superb suspension system comprising of McPherson Strut with stabilizer bar for the front and dual link with stabilizer bar for the rear axle. The handling of the car is further enhanced with the power assisted steering wheel that helps the driver in taking a smooth turn even on the narrow roads. the braking system of the Toyota Camry 2.5G include in ventilated disc brakes for the front and solid disc brakes for the rear.
The Toyota Camry 2.5G doesn’t let down when it comes to the safety features of the car. The sedan is well equipped with numerous safety gadgets. On the driving front, the car has anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution system and brake assist . The seven airbags for the front seats make sure that the driver and front co passengers are almost unharmed. Furthermore, the sedan comes with keyless entry, rain sensing wipers, push button start/stop, eco meter, front and rear park sensors, reverse camera, seat belts for all passengers and so on.
Impressive safety features, lavish interiors and good looks
Less mileage, high price
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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