Comfy Camry: Toyota's latest executive sedan improves on its excellent ride experience

Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot, there is plenty of room for luggage.
Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot, there is plenty of room for luggage.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console (above) is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot, there is plenty of room for lug
Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console (above) is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot, there is plenty of room for luggage.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot (right), there is plenty of room for lug
Slim lights, a prominent grooved grille and a soft wedge-shaped profile give the new Camry a more youthful look. Inside, the centre console is cradled in a chrome frame which folds like a kimono collar. In the boot (right), there is plenty of room for luggage.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG

Toyota's latest executive sedan improves on its excellent ride experience

There are cars which inspire a fierce and loyal following. The Toyota Camry, which turns 40 this year, is one such car.

While similar sedans from Honda and Nissan have left the scene here, the Camry is still having its day in the sun - relatively unscathed by the SUV tsunami.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2019, with the headline 'Comfy Camry'. Print Edition | Subscribe