CELEBRATIONS for Toyota’s 50th anniversary in Australia include a new special edition of the top-selling Camry. The new Camry “Touring” Special Edition has 14 separate features over and above Camry Altise, on which it is based.
There is $1500 worth of extra value with a range of added exterior and interior features over the Altise.
Toyota has built more than 1.44 million Camrys in Australia since local Camry production began in 1987.
Camry represents 55 per cent of all the vehicles Toyota has built in Australia since the first cars were produced in 1963.
Last year, Toyota’s Altona plant built a record 114,714 Camrys, of which more than 80 per cent were exported.
The secial edition has 14 separate features over and above Camry Altise with exterior features including 17in alloy wheels (including an alloy spare wheel), front foglamps, sports headlamps a Camry Sportivo radiator grille.
The new special edition also has a rear-lip spoiler, chrome exhaust diffuser, “50th Anniversary” decals and “Touring” badge.
The Camry Touring interior package includes dual-zone airconditioning, multi-information display and a six-disc CD changer.
The new audio system includes two additional speakers, making six in total.
In addition, the Camry Touring Special Edition has a three-spoke leather-bound steering wheel, leather-bound parking brake lever and leather-bound gear-shift knob.
Under the new laws Toyota has not listed the drive away price but as a guide the Altise is priced from $28,490.