Video: Tuning Toyota Camry, Which Can Cause Malaise: 7 Examples
2023 Author: Natalie MacDonald | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 13:59
Why do they like ToyotCamry in Russia? And in general, is it important if love is strong and passionate. True, some owners lack reliability, liquidity and a spacious interior among the list of advantages of a sedan, and then tuning comes into play, the degree of which often becomes prohibitive. Collected seven examples and a small bonus.
1. Supermegasport Camry
Fortunately, this photo was taken not in Russia, but literally on the other side of the world - in American Texas. As we can see, the residents of the second largest US state also appreciate the Camry, and those who are especially in love put their whole soul, heart and fantasy into the styling of their favorite sedan.
Judging by the SE nameplate, the Texas tuning car is not very nimble: under the hood of such Camry there is a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated "four" with a capacity of 205 "horses", and as really cool options for it, all-wheel drive, 19-inch TRD wheels and black Toyota emblems. But the owner found the standard improvements boring.
The result of his garage efforts can be seen in the photo. In addition to the cool points, the improvements brought the car a couple of dozen extra pounds. Weights were added by extra mufflers, deflectors, false grilles on the windows and abundant chrome "sea buckthorn" throughout the body. On the boot lid, decorated with a factory spoiler, you can see the attachments for the rear wing - but it either fell off on the way, or is still waiting for the finest hour in the garage.
2. Camry with Lambo doors
The technique, which has lost its relevance for the VAZ Prior for ten years now, surprisingly continues to be in demand among the owners of Japanese sedans. Since it is no longer possible to surprise the audience with tinting, film and discs, Camry owners grab onto the door hinges.
But then the tuner paths diverge. Someone is limited to only the front doors, forcing them to soar up in the manner of 15-year-old Lamborghinis, and someone brings the situation to the point of absurdity and creates something in the style of suicde-Lambo-doors - a freaky hybrid of swing and lift doors. And this is at ToyotCamry! Whether the owner of this XV30 generation sedan should have gone into a garage retreat with a grinder and welding is up to you. And we just add: under the hood there were factory 2.4 liters, which developed 167 "horses". Sports, but not cake …
More game? Then again, let's turn to American tuning practice, in which a rather boring Japanese sedan can be considered a solid blank for a cool ratlook style. The triumph of body rust, deliberately rough styling and traces of welding - we are used to seeing all this on the post-war Volkswagens and antique Fords of the 1930s. But the ratrod from the 25-year-old Camry is dashing!
The diligently rusted body is not even the main advantage of the project from Indiana. The suspension was modified to widen the track, and the Aero Racing wheels protruding from the arches were covered with a fan of number plates collected from all over North America. Most of the glass has been removed, and a giant cutout has formed in the roof for styling reasons and (possibly) weight savings.
After modifying the car and showing up at a couple of tuning events, the owner sold the Camry via Facebook. True, instead of the planned three and a half thousand bucks (about 260,000 rubles), we managed to bail out a little more than two.
4. Camry with a "sister" face
A sedan sedan with a nimble sports coupe face - too weird to be true? We understand, but this is Japan, which regularly mixes immiscible. And to be convinced of the reality of the creations of the students of the NATS technology college, it is worth getting acquainted with other automobile creations of these freaks. On their account (and conscience) - a lowrider pickup and a "pocket" Bigfoot from Suzuki Jimny, a miniature homage to the Nissan GT-R, built on the basis of the 350Z coupe, as well as a middle-aged convertible ToyotSoarer with the face of a brand new Supra. In general, the guys love and actively practice tuning annealing.
The Camry-based show stopper was a proven track. The sedan has been stripped of its native bodywork and given GT86 lighter-style panels. True, in order to "pull" one over the other, I had to play with the scale and narrow the front and rear parts of the body. In addition to this, the Japanese made fun of the public at the Tokyo auto show and called the project LS86, and stuck a Corolla sticker on the rear window.
And this combination of face and body will suck in the stomach for everyone who loves Lexus, but is not ready to pay extra for a full premium. And unlike the distant and inaccessible tuning car from Japanese students, the Camry-Lexus exists in our area. Take a look!
All the style attributes are in place: the branded spindle grille is neatly inscribed in the image, and the standard Toyot optics does not create a single drop of dissonance. It's the same at the back, where Lexus style and Toyota's shape found each other. The visual glue is the LED lights with the characteristic LS pattern and the black diffuser with four exhaust tips. In a word, if you take on the tuning of a popular Japanese sedan, then only for this. Do you agree? Or is it still not?
6. Camry in the style of BMW
If you are not familiar with the open variation of the Camry under the name Solara, then this moment is hardly a good place to start dating. The fact is that before us is "almost" a BMW M5, and it was this thesis that the owner from the American state of Kentucky actively used to sell the car.
Disguised as an E60, the convertible surfaced on the Facebook marketplace last summer. The modified exterior and native Japanese filling were originally estimated at $ 7,500 (556,000 rubles), but soon the bar dropped to $ 1.2 thousand, at which a bright for the town of Winchester and shameful for an enthusiast tuner was made. Assessing the work invested in Toyota, he noted that improvements to the exterior and the folding roof mechanism pulled out of his pocket almost $ 6,000. It's a shame.
However, outstanding sculptors often worked at a loss …
If the Bavarian emka-style convertible hasn't played hard rock on the strings of your soul, maybe the Camry, stylized as a Batman car, will do it. The sedan was caught in the United States, where, apparently, it was allowed to drive on public roads - this is indicated by the number plates. Well, how to fight evil if you can't drive up to its lair?
If we mentally remove all the superhero tinsel, including the fake machine guns and jet engine nozzles, we see a completely ordinary four-door of the XV20 generation of the late nineties. Hence, probably, and the right to legally move on the streets. Under the hoods of such Toyota, there were mainly 130-horsepower 2.2-liter "fours", although there were also versions with V6 engines in tuning from TRD - they developed 250 forces and, in general, could fend for themselves on the road.
And here are a few more Camris that we found on the Web, but could not find words to describe them. Maybe you can try in the comments?
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