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Live updates: 2019 Toyota Camry launch in India

The new generation Toyota Camry is all set to launch in India today. Available in Hybrid guide in India currently, the new eighth-gen model will likewise be available in its self-charging hybrid form. The eighth-gen model was launched internationally late last year and immediately got everyone's attention with its stand out styling. While the outgoing CBU-Toyota Camry Hybrid was priced at Rs 37.3 lakh, ex-showroom, we expect that price tag to swell marginally, to around the Rs 40 lakh, ex-showroom. For more information on the Camry, follow our live blog below.

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Jan 18, 12:03 PM (IST)

There you have it. The Toyota Camry Hybrid has been launched at a price of Rs 36.95 lakh, ex-showroom.

Jan 18, 12:02 PM (IST)

There you have it. The Toyota Camry Hybrid has been launched at a price of Rs 36.95 lakh, ex-showroom.

Jan 18, 11:59 AM (IST)

The 2.5-litre hybrid powertrain has been lightly tweaked in the new-gen car, with optimised valve design and a host of other small changes, including the 4th gen Toyota Hybrid System, to increase efficiency to 23.27kmpl.

Jan 18, 11:57 AM (IST)

The advantages of the shift to the new TNGA platform are ten-fold, from handling to ride to safety, as Mr Katsumata explains.

Jan 18, 11:57 AM (IST)

Katsumata elaborates on the new, high-quality interiors of the 2019

Jan 18, 11:56 AM (IST)

The move to the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform allowed the designers and engineers the freedom to lower the centre of gravity, dropping height of the car as well. 

Jan 18, 11:55 AM (IST)

The earliest sketches of the new eighth gen Toyota Camry, shows just how true the production model is to its roots.

Jan 18, 11:54 AM (IST)

Masato Katsumata, global chief engineer of the Camry "Over 11,425 units sold in India since first introduced in India."

Jan 18, 11:51 AM (IST)

Introducing the new Camry Hybrid is the new managing director of Toyota India, Masakazu Yoshimura, taking over duties from Akito Tachibana.

Jan 18, 11:02 AM (IST)

Safety is of high concern, and the new Toyota Camry Hybrid will be offered with 7 airbags, apart from a suite of active and passive safety systems.

Jan 18, 10:56 AM (IST)

As a result, the interiors are more spacious. Design of the cabin itself sees a quantum shift in thinking, with an emphasis on freshness and usability of the technology included

Jan 18, 10:46 AM (IST)

Styling is far from vanilla. With a hand from Calty Design, the new Camry grows in dimensions and uses sharp, low, hunkered down styling to mask the 50mm stretch in wheelbase

Jan 18, 10:31 AM (IST)

Like we said, the new Camry is built on the TNGA-K (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform that's been the base of all new Lexus and Toyota models, and started with the Prius in 2015. It's essentially a platform for either FWD or AWD vehicles, with transversely mounted engines.

Jan 18, 10:16 AM (IST)

But first, some background information on the new Camry. It enters its eigth generation with this model, and is redesigned from the ground up. It's a new car on a new platform with new technology. 

Jan 18, 09:57 AM (IST)

We will be witnessing the launch of the all--new Toyota Camry today. And we'll be bringing you real-time updates as they occur. Stay tuned to this page, and don't forget to check our social media too.

Toyota Camry 2019 Full Spec
Starts Rs 37.5 Lakhs | 2487cc | Automatic | Automatic | 218ps | 221Nm | 23.27 Kmpl
Skoda Superb 2016 Full Spec
Starts Rs 25.99 Lakhs | 1968cc | Automatic | Automatic | 176.7ps | 350Nm | 18.19 Kmpl
Volkswagen Passat 2017 Full Spec
Starts Rs 30.2 Lakhs | 1968cc | Automatic | Automatic | 177ps | 350Nm | 17.42 Kmpl
 
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