Toyota has revealed a mysterious teaser of an upcoming mannequin, and it may very well be the subsequent Camry.
The corporate has launched a shadowy teaser on its US press website titled “A New Daybreak is Coming” with a caption beneath the picture studying “Are you able to guess what’s on the horizon?”
The car within the teaser options angular C-shaped LED daytime operating lights, a design factor that has been showing on extra Toyota autos of late.
The proportions recommend a passenger automotive and the dimensions of the rear window and positioning of the structural pillars recommend a fairly lengthy wheelbase, which makes the Camry the most definitely candidate.
The present Tenth-generation Camry debuted in 2017 and acquired its newest facelift in 2021, which primarily based on Toyota’s conventional life cycles would point out a brand new technology is coming quickly.
The corporate has been tight-lipped on the next-generation Camry, and never a lot is thought concerning the automotive.
Closely camouflaged prototypes have been spied abroad, revealing little greater than that the proportions of the brand new mannequin stay just like the present technology.
Toyota axed the three.5-litre V6 engine from the native Camry vary in 2021, and the present technology may very well be the final with a six-cylinder possibility.
As a substitute, the brand new 198kW 2.4-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder discovered within the Kluger may take the V6’s place because the higher-output motor.
It’s unclear whether or not the naturally aspirated 2.5-litre and hybrid 2.5-litre four-cylinder powertrains will carry over, although a hybrid of some kind is sort of sure.
The Toyota Crown may provide extra clues about potential Camry drivetrains, as they’re primarily based on the identical structure.
Two hybrid choices can be found on the Crown, that includes electrical motor-driven AWD programs and both a 2.5-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine or a punchier 2.4-litre turbo.
In Australia final 12 months, the Camry held a 70.5 per cent share of the mainstream mid-sized sedan phase.
The corporate bought 9538 examples of the Camry, nicely above the second-place Mazda 6 (1511 gross sales, 11.2 per cent phase share).
The Tesla Mannequin 3 managed to push previous it total as Australia’s best-selling sedan final 12 months, nevertheless, with 10,877 gross sales.
Toyota bought 15,269 examples of the current-generation Camry in 2018, its first full 12 months on sale. That determine elevated to 16,768 in 2019, however has declined yearly since, not helped lately by provide chain points.
Provide points have turn out to be so pronounced that this week, Toyota Australia paused orders of the Camry Hybrid within the face of “extraordinary demand”.
Wait instances stay at greater than two years for the Camry Hybrid, which is widespread with taxi and ride-share drivers in Australia and accounts for round 90 per cent of total Camry gross sales.
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