2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse backs to production

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Sport compact coupe produced Mitsubishi Eclipse a subsidiary of Chrysler Corporation Diamond Star Motors plant in Normal (Illinois). Mitsubishi Eclipse debut took place in January 1989, the car was presented as a 1990 model.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse release date

The manufacturer once again refuses to call the release date of the model, although according to rumors we could see a test mule of the model on the roads in the middle of 2017. At the exhibition the model should appear at the same time.

Release date: mid 2017

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse twin brothers

At the same time was launched on the similar Plymouth Lazer, and a little later in the same year – their twin Eagle Talon. Structurally they consisted of a single car, with minor exterior differences. Mitsubishi Eclipse also had a great resemblance to the Dodge Stealth, despite the fact that he was built on a different platform.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse exterior facelift

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Over the years of production 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse has undergone various facelift: in 1992, pop-up headlights were replaced with fixed, the shape of body panels, taillights, and aerodynamic elements.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse specs

In the basis of design, 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is a proprietary platform of Chrysler. The vehicle is a 2-door 4-seater coupe. The standard Luggage compartment volume of 290 l, with the maximum pivoted forward the rear seat – 730 l Curb weight Mitsubishi Eclipse 2017 1637 kg Minimum ground clearance – 160 mm.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse dimensions

  • Length, mm 4582
  • Width, mm 1834
  • Height, mm 1359
  • Wheelbase, mm 2576
  • Curb weight, kg 1637

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse interior

Interior equipment includes multimedia system, CD player, navigation. Also expected for the traditional Chrysler safety system: vehicle stability, ABS, the monitoring system being in a band and collision detection. In addition, standard equipment includes Brake Assist. Front ventilated disc brakes, rear – disc. Standard tire size 185/65 R15.

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2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse engine specs

The engine is located transversely at the front. Offered three 4-cylinder petrol engines, all of them again from Mitsubishi: base Iine 4-volume 1,8 l (92 HP, 102 Nm), two-litre double overhead camshaft (135 HP, 125 Nm) and the top version of the RS uses a turbo 195 HP engine Iine 4 with a maximum torque of 271 Nm.

Maximum speed 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse base engine is 205 km/h and fuel consumption in urban cycle – 10 liters (on the highway – 6 liters per 100 km). The RS version can accelerate to 230 km/h (electronically limited), having fuel consumption in the city is 13 litres and 8 litres on the highway.

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2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse transmission and drive

The engines are aggregated with a standard 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmissions. It should be noted that KP has also been produced by Mitsubishi.

The drive base model front, however, with customers able to order a full surcharge. In the suspension front and rear wheel used helical springs. Type steering gear-rack with power.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse pictures and spy shots

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Comments
  • impaler

    Horrible interior.

  • Ivan Johnson

    These pics are from the last model!??!!

  • Concept cars usually don’t end up looking much like the actual street models. I need to see it to believe it…in the street.

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Summary

Many Mitsubishi fans is wondering of the next generation successor of affordable Eclipse sportcar. It is more likely that this year they will get the answer of the Eclipse successor question.

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