The Camry hybrid, because this is what we are talking about, will retail in its market of origin in two version, entry-level Hybrid Camry and Hybrid Camry Luxury, who will retail for AU$36,990 and AU$39,990. For both, the carmaker will provide upgrade packages price din between AU$3000 and AU$4500. Toyota hopes to sell at least 10,000 units each year.
“Hybrid Camry provides a lot of automotive virtue, especially with prices under $40,000,” David Buttner, Toyota Australia sales and marketing director said according to the source. “Hybrid Camry is the future of Australian motoring. It brings hybrid technology to mainstream car buyers.”
The hybrid Camry will use a combination if a 2.4l petrol engine and an electric drive, delivering together some 140 kW (188 hp), up from the 117 kW (157 hp) developed by the regular sedan.
All models will come equipped with electronic stability control, six airbags, a rear-view camera, audible rear parking sensors, 16-inch alloy wheels with a full-sized spare, dual-zone air-conditioning and keyless entry and start, according to GoAuto.
“It will attract a significant number of people moving from a large six-cylinder car because they regard size and performance as important.”