Auto manufacturer Toyota has on August 24, 2012 launched its next generation of premium sedan Camry for the Indian market. The new sedan has been launched at an introductory cost of Rs. 23.8 lakh ex-showroom price Delhi.
Toyota is at present with a joint venture with the Indian company Kirloskar Group and will be assembling the cars at its facility in Bangalore. Hiroshi Nakagawa, the Managing director of Toyota Kirloskar Motors said, “This is the seventh generation of Camry. We will be manufacturing it locally in India so that it can be available easily”.
At present the model is being manufactured at 10 locations across the world and Bangalore will become the 11th production base. The new Camry has been equipped with a 2.5 litre petrol engine with a 6 speed auto transmission.
Sandeep Singh, the Deputy Managing dorector of Toyota Kirloskar Motors said, “It will be only in the petrol mode as we do not have diesel in our premium segment across the world. Camry is available only with petrol globally”. The Camry was launched in India in the year 2002 and has since then witnessed a sales of 6,500 units. The earlier version of the Camry has been priced between Rs. 21.58 lakh and Rs. 23.73 lakh ex showroom price Delhi.