Toyota Racing Development Turns Up Heat for Camry

Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 by in Toyota Canada

2020 Toyota Camry TRD 001

 

  • Toyota’s First-Ever Camry TRD
  • Track-Tuned Chassis Upgrades
  • Aggressive Cat-Back Dual Exhaust
  • Exclusive Matte-Black 19-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Calty-Designed Aero kit
  • Unique TRD Interior Trim
  • Limited Availability

TORONTO, ON – Nov 19, 2018 – Toyota is once again bringing a racing extraction to a highway as it unveils a Camry TRD, a sedan with an ardour for curves and a graphic empty note bristling with attitude. With aero-enhanced styling by Calty, Toyota’s U.S. pattern studio, and framework opening fortified by Toyota Racing Development (TRD), this revved-up Camry is a track-tuned sedan that enthusiasts have been seeking for.

Many Toyota enthusiasts already know a equity behind a TRD badge seen on a brand’s hardcore, off-road-ready pickups and SUVs. Conquering a Baja, however, is only one of many feats won by TRD vehicles opposite a motorsports spectrum. Now, TRD brings a lane tuning to sedans that mix incomparable agility, pointing and physique control with attention-grabbing pattern and bland drivability.

When Toyota introduced a new-generation 2018 Camry, sales of a sporty SE and XSE versions spiked. These models are stylish and fun to drive. And Toyota is pulling a extent even serve with Camry TRD, with incomparable track-inspired doing opening and styling. This indication includes all customary calm from a Camry SE grade, total with disdainful TRD framework enhancements and tuning.

Roaring to Go

The new Camry TRD embodies TRD’s holistic proceed to car enhancement. Notably, it is powered by Toyota’s eminent 301 horsepower DOHC 3.5-liter V6 and 8AT with competition mode and paddle shifters. The V6 breathes easier with a specially-tuned cat-back twin exhaust, giving both models a throatier idle and acceleration sound.

“Track-tuned” means accurately that. TRD engineers grown a energetic characteristics by endless contrast during Toyota Arizona Proving Ground, TMC Higashi-Fuij Proving Ground (Japan), and MotorSport Ranch (Texas).

Calty gave this indication distinguished aero elements, holding advantage of a edgier designs of a new-generation Camry and assertive position of a TRD-modified chassis. The aerodynamic physique kit, that includes a front splitter, side aero skirts, case lid spoiler, and back diffuser, blends a confidant styling component and improves high speed car fortitude to assist in motorist confidence. Add that with a red pinstriping, red embellished stop calipers, and red TRD badging and both sedans have a road-hungry look.

Camry TRD will continue to broach all a quality, dependability, and trustworthiness that is synonymous with Toyota. it will come customary with Toyota Safety Sense-P, a apartment of modernized driver-assist technologies, among these Pre-Collision Braking.

On this new TRD model, a matte-black 19 x 8.5-inch amalgamate wheels are a half-inch wider, nonetheless 3.1 pounds lighter (each) than a 19 x 8.0-inch amalgamate wheels on a XSE grade. Paired with customary Bridgestone Potenza 235/40R19 summer tires, this multiple reduces unsprung mass, increases parallel grip, and quickens turn-in response.

Thicker underbody braces boost torsional acerbity and singular curl springs reduce a car by 0.6 inches for a reduced core of gravity. Specially tuned startle absorbers finish a cessation package that improves physique control, doing agility, and steering precision. The front brakes are incomparable with 12.9-inch hole rotors and dual-piston calipers compared to 12.0-inch rotors and singular piston calipers found on XSE grades. Brake opening was also tuned to yield some-more approach feedback, relating a sporty dynamics of a vehicle.

Camry’s framework is serve extended with stiffer curl springs and front/rear lean bars for increasing hurl rigidity of 44% in a front and 67% in a rear. To enrich open changes, a singular set of TRD startle absorbers were grown to control car straight and hurl transformation while progressing on-road TRD float quality.

In further to a TRD aero physique features, Camry TRD wears a singular shimmer black front grille with competition filigree insert and black extraneous badging. Available colors embody a reasonably thespian Supersonic Red, Windchill Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic — all 3 of that are two-toned — and Midnight Black Metallic. Polished immaculate steel TRD empty tips on a catback empty finish a extraneous makeover.

Inside, a Camry TRD motorist will be saying red – in a trim, that is. The cabin is embellished out with Black Sport SofTex®-trimmed front seats with fabric inserts, red accents and red-stitched TRD festooned headrests. The leather-wrapped steering circle also has red stitching, and even a seatbelts are red. A change doorknob with an embossed TRD logo, along with singular TRD building and case mats, and a TRD MID visible start adult finish a cabin upgrades.

Camry TRD will be indication year 2020 and accessible in tumble 2019.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is a disdainful Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sole over 5 million vehicles in Canada by a inhabitant network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and trustworthiness in a vehicles Canadians expostulate and a use they receive. TCI’s conduct bureau is located in Toronto, with informal offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and tools placement centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates dual production comforts in Canada. Having constructed some-more than 8 million vehicles, renouned Canadian models built during these comforts embody Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.

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