UMW Toyota Motor has unveiled its eight-generation of Toyota Camry, which can be described as a modern-sport-luxury D-segment car.
Toyota seems confident with Malaysia market when they only release one variant – 2.5V, the new Camry’s driving dynamic was developed with the company’s new platform – Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) which has improved its stability, agility, and safety all at once. It is said to bring its owner to the next level of purpose functionality and enhance technology that leads to better driving performance.
Dubbed as ‘Beautiful Monster’ on its website, this executive sedan comes with impressive Toyota Safety Sense features such as Pre-collision System, Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) as well as Automatic High Beam (AHB).
As compared to its previous version, the new Camry is now longer (+35mm for 4, 885 mm), wider (+15mm for 1, 840 mm) and sits lower than before (-25mm for 1, 445 mm). The 2, 825 mm wheelbase is 50 mm longer, which means overhangs are now shorter. Those are all stance improving stats.
As a single variant in Malaysia, 2.5V, we won’t be getting the Dynamic Force range of engines. It comes with the familiar 2.5 litre 2AR-FE four-cylinder engine, with six-speed automatic transmission. The Dual VVT-i and ACIS equipped unit makes 184 PS and 235 Nm of torque at 4, 100 rpm.
Breathing fresh air into the luxury executive class, this Beautiful Monster’s interior will immerse you in a monstrously luxurious drive with its rich leather seat. You can lean back in style and adjust the seat to your liking and save it as a preset which you can access with just a push of a button. Not just the seat, this feature also applied to its power adjustable steering wheel (with memory function). It is also equipped with remote keyless entry and pust start button, electronic parking brake, electrochromic rear view mirror, electronic parking brake (with auto brake hold), dual-zone auto air cond with rear vents, rear sun blinds, wireless smartphone charger and digital video recorder (dashcam). How cool is that? That is why it is call a Beautiful Monster!
All New Toyota Camry is covered with full 5 years warranty with unlimited mileage. There will be only one variant with five colour selections (Red Mica, Platinum White Pearl Mica, Silver Metallic, Graphite Metallic and Burning Black CS GF) at the estimated price RM 189,900 – on the road, without insurance.
If you are one of Toyota fans, you can start order the car now, effective 1 November 2018 onwards. If you want to experience its impressive beauty, you can book for a test drive through its website and showrooms.
To all Toyota fans, you can start selling your old car to MUV now and drive home your new Camry!
Images are Courtesy of UMW Toyota Sdn Bhd’s Website and Google Image Search