The new Toyota Camry modification received all-wheel drive from RAV4

The new Toyota Camry modification received all-wheel drive from RAV4

November 13, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

For the first time in 30 years, Toyota has equipped its Camry sedan with an all-wheel drive system. She was taken from the RAV4 SUV.

The Japanese automaker introduced a modification of the Toyota Camry with all-wheel drive system. The version is intended for the North American market. The sedan used a system from RAV4, for almost 30 years, he first received four-wheel drive.

 The Japanese model was equipped with a Dynamic Torque Control AWD circuit, the rear axle of which is connected using an electromagnetic clutch capable of transmitting up to 50% of the torque to the rear wheels.

 The all-wheel drive system will become available to cars of the Camry model with a 2.5-liter power unit, issuing 205 horsepower on the American version of the sedan. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. It is known that due to all-wheel drive, the mass of the car increased by 75 kg compared to the single-drive version.

 Sales of the new Toyota Camry with all-wheel drive system will start in the United States in the spring of 2020. In the fall of the same year, the Avalon sedan version with all-wheel drive will appear on the market.

Earlier it was reported that Toyota and BYD announced the creation of a joint company to produce electric cars. An enterprise will be established in China.