IMPRESSIONS: 2012 Toyota Camry

The 2012 Toyota Camry reveal was today. If you go to the links at the bottom of this article, we'll give you links to our coverage of the introduction, new pictures from Managing Editor Patrick Rall and driving impressions of the SE and the hybrid from TN automotive reporter Hawke Fracassa.

While the seventh-generation Camry made its public debut at the Automotive Hall of Fame on Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Mich., on Aug. 23, the unveiling was happening at the same time for auto writers in New York, Los Angeles and Georgetown, Ky. Toyota assembles the Camry at a plant in Georgetown.

This first-of-its-kind reveal for Toyota included a presentation by Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manger, live from Hollywood, and a visit to the Camry plant in Georgetown to view the first vehicle coming off of the assembly line. It was a red sedan. Today Toyota announced the Camry would be the pace car for the 2012 Daytona 500.

Following the presentation and unveiling, Camry cars and Camry Hybrid cars were available to reporters to drive from the Automotive Hall of Fame, for a few hours. The cars will be in showrooms in October.

You can reach Torque News' Hawke Fracassa at hawkefracassa@aol.com.

Image source: Toyota


If you want more details of what happened at the event, please go to these TN links:

http://www.torquenews.com/1063/impressions-2012-toyota-camry-se
http://www.torquenews.com/1063/impressions-2012-toyota-camry-le-hybrid
http://www.torquenews.com/1063/2012-toyota-camry-frenzy-hits-fever-pitch

Comments

The event is live now. How do you like it. Let's discuss the new Toyota Camry here and share our impressions. Buy it or not to buy it? Toyota builds its future on this car.
Looks like Toyota delays the launch by 11 minutes. The showtime starts in 11 minutes now.
Pretty nice. Has some changes to the body but nothing major. The interior is completely reworked and now offers the Entune system. They also lowered to overall price of each model; including hybrids.