Toyota Camry is making European comeback with hybrid powertrain

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Toyota is bringing back Camry after 14 long years. It will be on sale from next year and will be sold across Western Europe that includes UK. It is the eight-generation model that made its debut at 2017 Detroit Auto Show. Toyota Camry claims that it will have self-charging hybrid with a new 2.5 liter hybrid electric system. At this point of time, we don’t know about the European specifications. Nonetheless, we expect that it will have mechanical aspects to that of its overseas sibling. If this indeed turns out to be true then it will feature 2.5 liter I-4 engine with 203hp and 250Nm of torque and an electric motors that offers 118hp and 202Nm.

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Toyota Camry Hybrid bound for North America comes with lithium-ion battery with two voltages of 259V and 245V. Customers can opt for eight-speed automatic transmission or eCVT (electronically controlled continuously variable transmission). Toyota Camry also benefits from the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). This platform offers dynamic driving experience along with engrossing styling, precision build quality, highly efficient packaging and the use of innovative, user-friendly technologies. These are quite high claims from Toyota and it needs to be seen how it eventually pans out when it delivers to the customers.

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The new Toyota Camry Hybrid will be available in US with three trim levels. The first one is LE with price tag of MSRP $27,950 and second one SE is at $29,650. The range-topping version is XLE which has the starting price of $32,400. The United Kingdom version will be more expensive than Auri Hybrids (hatchback and estate). The starting prices of them are £20,160 and £21,260 respectively. At the top of the tree is the C-HR Hybrid which is priced at £21,880.

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