1 Mar 1993
By CHRIS HARRIS
Toyota spent a fortune developing the redesigned, third-generation, “wide body” Camry range for the early ‘90s, utilising dynamic and refinement lessons learned during the multi-billion dollar Lexus LS program.
The result was a larger, wider, stronger, safer, roomier and more comfortable family-sized sedan and station wagon.
And like before, Holden offered a virtually identical version, this time as the JM Apollo range.
The grille, tail-lights, bumpers and minor trim set the Apollo apart.
Like the Camry, a 95kW 2.2L 5S-FE four-cylinder was the base engine, while a 139kW 3.0L quad-cam V6 auto was also available, except on the SLX wagon.
Power steering, central locking and a radio/cassette player were standard on all models, while anti-lock brakes became an option.
From June ’94 a driver’s airbag, cruise control and power windows became GS inclusions.