Many of the added features were previously exclusive to the more expensive Atara models, including the front sports bumper and grille, sports side skirts and a dual exhaust diffuser, which boosts maximum power by 2kW.
Its higher specification also includes 17-inch alloy wheels in lieu of 16-inch (including a full-sized spare wheel), front foglamps and a special-edition badge.
Inside, Atara R has the added features of premium three-spoke steering wheel (with audio controls), 6.1-inch screen display audio and reversing camera with fixed guidelines^.
Camry Atara R special edition is offered in a choice of exterior colours: Diamond White, Silver Pearl, Graphite, Eclipse Black, Wildfire, Magnetic Bronze, and Reflex Blue.
Camry Atara R special edition is priced at $31,820*.
In addition to its special-edition features, Atara R is well specified with seven airbags (including driver’s knee airbag), vehicle stability control and traction control, trip computer and eco indicator, and six-speaker audio including auxiliary and USB# input with iPod®** connectivity.
Approximately 2500 examples of the Camry Atara R will be produced at Toyota’s Altona plant, through to the end of December.