Toyota has unveiled the new 2010 Camry at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It has a new 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 169hp and 179hp depending on spec level.

The new facelifted Toyota Camry has been publicly unveiled for the first time at the Detroit Auto Show. Both petrol-powered Camry as well as the Camry Hybrid are on display and will begin selling in March 2009.

The car has a newly upgraded 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine with VVT-I (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence). In LE and XLE grade levels it produces 169hp (126kW). A higher-grade SE model ups the grunt factor to 179hp (133kW). Fitted alongside it are two transmission choices, both 6-speed in either manual or automatic with sequential shift. A top-of-the-range model runs a powerful 268hp (200kW) 3.5-litre V6.

On the outside the Camry features a redesigned front grille and bumper, larger lower air intake, new tail lamps, 16-inch alloy wheels for LE and XLE, and larger headlights. The SE gets 17-inch wheels. Vehicle Stability Control with traction control is standard with all models.

Comfort extras for the 2010 Camry are among others, a USB port, Bluetooth, MP3 player. In addition the Hybrid comes with a newly designed instrument cluster. Seats are covered in something called Fraichir which is a combination of silk protein and synthetic fibers said to be gentle on the skin.


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