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2011 SEMA: 2012 Toyota Camry Daytona 500 Pace Car

The Toyota Camry might be an absolute best-seller, but let's face it, it is a pretty boring car. So, what has Toyota done to solve this? The company has turned the 2012 Camry into a Daytona 500 Pace Car.
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The 2012 Toyota Camry Pace Car will lead the pack for the start of the 54th edition of the Daytona 500, which is scheduled to take place on February 26.

This will be the first time in history when a non Detroti Big Three (GM, Ford and Chrysler) car will pace the Great American Race. A rollcage inside a Camry? yes, please!

Here are the features of the vehicle.
  • Engine:
3.5 litre, 6-cylinder, aluminum alloy block
With aluminum alloy head
Valvetrain -Twin-cam, 4-valve/cylinder with dual VVT-i
Horsepower: 268@6200 rpm
Torque: 248lb-ft@4700 rpm
  • Wheels: BBS RS 8.5 X 19
  • Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric
  • Brakes:
StopTech Big Brake Kit
332x32mm, two-piece floating AeroRotors
ST-40 four-piston calipers
Stainless steel brake lines
  • Safety Equipment:
Roll cage
On-board fire extinguisher
Four-point Simpson racing seat belts
Whelen LFL Liberty LED Lightbar
  • Exhaust: TRD Custom Stainless Exhaust
  • Suspension: Tein Adjustable Suspension
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