New Toyota Camry Hybrid to Launch in India in 2019

by IndianAuto Team | 03/10/2018
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2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid is the new generation of the biggest Japanese automaker. Have been made its debut at the ongoing Paris Motor Show 2018, it is expected to launch in India as well in 2019.

The ongoing Paris Motor Show 2018 witnesses the presences of a host of new car models, in which, the new Toyota Camry Hybrid was brought to the show with the new appearance. The car is expected to compete with the Avensis in the UK market.  This new Camry for Europe market shares the same look with the North American version.

Paris Motor Show 2018 with 3 cars

Paris Motor Show 2018 is one of the most important auto shows taken place every two years

Toyota also plans on launching the Camry Hybrid in early 2019. Toyota started hawking the Camry in the UK for the first time in1983. In international markets, Camry proved to be a solid choice when continuing to be a best-selling passenger car.

Specifically, from the stage of 1997 to 2016 which except for 2001, the Camry managed to be the top position in the sales charts of the passenger car segment in the US market, Australia market as well as the Middle East.

Toyota Camry white color side look

Toyota Camry has managed to be in the top position in the sales charts of the passenger car segment in many markets 

Two years ago, the current generation of Camry made a global debut. The model was designed to base on the platform of Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) which is also similar to the C-HR, Prius, RAV4 and Auris. 

Now, Toyota brought back this blockbuster to the global event which is the Paris Motor Show 2018.  This reintroduction of the Camry could contribute significantly to Toyota in terms of the market share when filling the gap left by the departure of Avensis. 

Toyota Camry silver color side look

Toyota has finally brought back this blockbuster to Paris Motor Show 2018

Regard of the exterior, Toyota redesigned for the Camry Hybrid with a bold front fascia as well as a sleek grille which is above a huge air dam. This is also reminiscent of a design language seen in most of the Toyota models. The headlamps give a stunning look which is made from LED units. The window line is made sharply towards the rear which is replete with an integrated spoiler on the trunk lid and the LED taillights.

The Camry Hybrid at Paris Motor show 2018 front look

The Camry Hybrid is impressive with a bold front fascia

The Camry Hybrid at Paris Motor show 2018 rear look

The rear is replete with an integrated spoiler on the trunk lid and the LED taillights

As for the interior, Toyota Camry 2019 made up of soft-touch plastics and gets piano black accents for its dashboard. Particularly, it will offer a three-spoke steering wheel along with a stylish instrument cluster equipped with the seven-inch multi-information colour display. Additionally, the interior updates also enchant their fan with the infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen. 

Toyota Camry 2019 interior

The dashboard offers the soft-touch plastics and the piano black accents

In terms of performance, there is only one hybrid variant of the Camry. This variant will receive the power from a 2.5-litre engine and an electric motor that can produce 215 bhp and 220 Nm of torque. It is also claimed to reach the 100 kph within 8.3 seconds by Toyota.

In the Indian market, Toyota is said to create a niche for the Camry Hybrid. The car will take the likes of Honda Accord Hybrid, Volkswagen Passat GTE and the Ford Mondeo Hybrid. The price for the base variant is expected to starts at Rs 37.22 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Image source: Rushlane 

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