After redesigning the 2018 Toyota Camry and giving its sportier variants a polarising look, the Japanese manufacturer will unveil a reskinned 2019 Toyota Avalon full-size sedan at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show.
The only image published so far offers a close-up glimpse of the car’s front fascia. LED lighting in the headlamp clusters give the Avalon a sinister stare, and it seems as though the bumper will boast a very large air intake. It’s unclear whether the 2019 model will be a ground-up redesign, but since the current-generation sedan has been around since the 2013 model year, we can assume it will ride on a new platform shared with the Camry.
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Obviously, we’ll have to wait until the Detroit Auto Show to learn what type of powertrain will be installed underhood, but it will probably borrow the Camry’s 301-horsepower, 3.5-litre V6 and eight-speed automatic transmission. In the U.S., the Avalon has also been available with the Camry’s hybrid powertrain, and we could get it in Canada as well.