Automotive Hero Modifies His Family Toyota Camry

One extremely proud automotive enthusiast was not about to let the fierce grip of crushing normality destroy him — he might have been saddled with a four cylinder Toyota midsizer, but that doesn't mean he had to stop living. Nah, this dude modified his Camry.

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This guy realized that some of the components on his Camry were shared with the Scion tC (such as the engine), which has a somewhat healthy tuner culture. That gave him the starting point to go with coilovers, an exhaust/headers/intake, and other adjustments fit for the flat bill crowd's coupe of choice.

Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire and /DRIVE drove the car and found that, well, it might not be any more capable on a twisty backroad than a stock Camry.

But dammit, the guy tried.

May we all be so bold.

DISCUSSION

Cut springs. That's a good idea.

How does someone get 'stuck' with a Camry, when we're constantly reading about how we can have a used BMW 5-series for the price of a cup of coffee?