Cars Then & Now

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
1983 Toyota Camry
Original Base Price: $9,698
It was 1983 when Toyota began selling the Camry in America as a replacement for the Corona. Available as a sedan or hatchback, the Camry was equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine producing 92 horsepower. Buyers had a choice of a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. Camry could be had as a DX or LX, the latter equipped with such luxurious features as body-color bumpers, upgraded stereo, intermittent wipers and power-adjustable mirrors.

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