2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse release date, price, specs – This iconic car was first presented back in 1089, and it was a huge success in the American market. We all remember when the global economic crisis began, and unfortunately because of that, Mitsubishi had to stop the Eclipse model production in 2011. The good news for all the Eclipse fans throughout the world, Mitsubishi has decided to once again put this model into production. The new Mitsubishi Eclipse 2017 will come with two new engines included in the offer, and a significantly more modern design, in order to bring back this once famous sport car in its rightful place, at the top of its class.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse redesign
If you are wondering how this new Mitsubishi Eclipse 2017 will look on the outside, we can tell you that it will come as a sport coupe, and it will be built on the Mitsubishi’s PS platform, while there are also some rumors that suggest that a convertible version will likewise be offered. The key fact is that the new car will be built using lightweight material, such as aluminum, in order to improve the fuel economy as well as the overall performance. As for the appearance, it will have an aggressive modern design, with a muscular body, futuristic headlight design, a small but beautifully designed spoiler on the back end, and with plenty of features that will help the aerodynamic performances to come at the highest level.
Once you are inside the 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse, you will notice that the cabin offers a huge amount of high quality materials, and also you will find yourself sitting in the very supportive sport seats, which are fitted quite low, in order to provide you a racing like feeling while you storm down the highways. As for the tech features, the instrument panel, center console with all its gadgets, will be positioned in a way that helps the driver stay focused on driving. We also must mention that the number of features will mostly depend on how much money is the buyer willing to spend.
New Mitsubishi Eclipse 2017 engine and MPG
Under the hood of the new Mitsubishi Eclipse 2017 model, the customers fill find a lineup that offers 2 Mivec power units. The first choice, and it will be offered as the base engine, is the less powerful 2.4 l inline-4 Mivec unit, and it will be capable of generating as much as 165 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque, and be rated at 20/28 mpg. The more powerful engine choice will be the 3.8 l Mivec unit, with the ability to pump out up to 265 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, and it will return 16/24 mpg. Both engines will be teamed up with the 6-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, or a 6-speed manual.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse price and release date
The price of the new 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse will start at $22000 and go up to $30000, and it should be seen in the showrooms till the end of 2016.