A sleeper is any vehicle that appears to be slow, but is hiding an evil secret in its engine bay. Sleepers are scintillating machines that prove time and skill (and money) can turn a garden variety family sedan or station wagon into a street rocket ready to tackle those with far more cash to burn.

Take this Toyota Camry, for example – it just received a new lease on life courtesy of Canadian tuner Dynamotorsports. Under the hood sits a 3.0-liter V6 engine fitted with custom intake and exhaust manifolds, a big ol' HKS turbo and a whole lot of boost. The end result: a Camry that puts down 728 horsepower – at the wheels.

We imagine that mashing the gas results in a display of torque steer that would make Hercules weep as his arms thrash from side to side. Still, this is one Camry we would love to spend some time with, if only for a good laugh. Click past the jump to watch it attack a dyno.


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      NightFlight
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sweet mother of God. Imagine this thing doing a highway roll with a MEATY set of slicks against an unsuspecting Lamborghini or Ferrari pilot. I'd love to see the look on their faces when this 20 year old Camry absolutely demolishes them. My car is turbo, and I wish when it spooled it was that loud.
      djvinnybricks
      • 3 Years Ago
      Pretty sure to have torque steer you must first have traction. :)
      Talisman
      • 3 Years Ago
      Is this Tony's car? The same one from www.Toyotanation.com? I got rid of my modded Camry years ago so I rarely visit the site but he was the only one I knew who's car was anywhere near this crazy. Pretty much everyone else either tried to get the supercharger to work or swapped in a 3sgte. It's the same color, but I cant see the wheels and front end to tell if it is the same car. Either way, very cool. Lots of time and money into this car. And not just into the engine.
      SPcamert
      • 3 Years Ago
      I love the semi-stock looking gauge cluster. I drove an I4 version of this car around Hawaii for the past 6 days and I cannot imagine that car with over 700 HP...
      Cody Xiu
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am the original poster of this video on ToyotaNation. I just saw this car in person today and I got a ride in it about 2 years ago when it was 500whp. To all of you haters, the owner of the car "Tony the Tiger" has 5 cars. 1044whp Supra 631whp Integra 440whp IS300 Auto (His mom's car) Evo 9 (Stock, Beater) and this thing. This guys runs a hardcore performance shop. You guys be the judge.
      Cody Xiu
      • 3 Years Ago
      As for the people who are curious about how the transmission can hold this much power. The owner of the car ordered an brand spanking new MR2 turbo transmission with the TRD LSD installed from the factory. Shipped directly from Japan in a crate. A very knowledgeable Toyota enthusiast who works at Toyota Parts in Stamford, CT sourced all the needed parts for Tony and made it happen. Together with a great clutch and some Dunlop Z1 Stars, this car HOOKs fine. If you ever question about the axles, you should see how beefy an V6 Camry's axles are. They will never break...and that's just Toyota quality form the 90s.
      wafflesnfalafel
      • 3 Years Ago
      Amazing - I can't help but cringe as the tach sweeps past 7grand, (ready to duck when the piston shoots out the top of that motor.) Really a testament to the guy that built it - and rock solid 90's Japanese engineering. Sure would be fun to go hunt 911s with though. :)
      4 String
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now, if only someone would build a beast Prius and re-outfit it with AWD and a different suspension. One can only dream of the luls, right?
      The Dude
      • 3 Years Ago
      nice
      4 String
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is actually really cool. Pull up to a stock sports car / exotic in a seemingly stock "family" car and surprise the fk out of them. Tony: *raises eyebrow dastardly* Porsche/Ferrari/Lambo/Bentley/UppercrustDriver: *snorts* -GREENLIGHT- Porsche/Ferrari/Lambo/Bentley/UppercrustDriver: O_O Tony: *laughing all the way like Tallahassee in Zombieland*
        SuperSkyline89
        • 3 Years Ago
        @4 String
        That's assuming you can get the power to the ground. You hear about FWD cars like the Focus RS with 300hp being a handful, I'd imagine this would be a nightmare. This would be a monster with AWD though . . .
      ShutoSteve
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's got what, a T51R?? I imagine it would be pretty hard not to notice that the thing is boosted, unless you don't have the new fangled invention of ears.
      Bruno Nekic
      • 3 Years Ago
      Awesome!
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