Thailand: Asia-spec 8th-gen Toyota Camry unveiled

In 2017, the eighth-generation Toyota Camry made its debut in the international market. Toyota has now launched the model in Thailand.

The new Camry is based on the TNGA platform. It is longer and wider than its predecessor. Its wheelbase has also grown by 50 mm. The Thai-spec Camry looks similar to the car sold in the US market. It has a large trapezoidal grille at the front and sweptback headlamps. The car features chrome window trim and chrome door handles. At the rear, the new Camry gets wraparound tail lamps and a dual-tone bumper with integrated reflectors.

The new Camry comes with black interiors and a redesigned dashboard. It has a 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel and a twin-dial instrument cluster. The car comes with features like 8-way adjustable front seats, 8-inch infotainment system, wireless charging, Wi-Fi hotspot, head-up display, rear reclining seats and 3-zone automatic climate control. 

In Thailand, the Camry is offered with 3 engine options. A 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 165 BHP and 199 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. A 2.5-litre, petrol with 206 BHP and 250 Nm of torque paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and a hybrid featuring a 2.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine mated to a CVT gearbox. It has a combined output of 208 BHP and 202 Nm.

The Thai-spec Camry comes equipped with safety features like ABS with EBD, airbags, traction control, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, hill start control among others.

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