The 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is a sport compact car manufactured by Mitsubishi between 1989 and 2011. 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is named after an unbeaten 18-century English racehorse which won 26 games. Mitsubishi Eclipse is named after the astronomical event of the same name. It is also rebadged and sold as the Eagle Talon and Plymouth Laser captive imports through Mitsubishi Motors’ close relationship with the Chrysler Corporation, the partnership was known as Diamond-Star Motors, or DSM and vehicle travel by the end of the second-generation line are sometimes referred to the nickname “DSM” among enthusiast circles. In Japan, the first sale two families at a specific Japanese retail chain called Mitsubishi Motor Plaza.
In January 2017, it stated that Mitsubishi plans to resurrect the name Eclipse on a compact crossover vehicle that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 March The new Eclipse will fit between the Mitsubishi ASX and Mitsubishi Outlander in the Mitsubishi lineup and are primarily designed to rival the Nissan Qashqai.
The 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is available in seven trim levels: RS, GS, GS Spyder, GT, GT Spyder, GTS and GTS Spyder. All trim levels with an automatic tilting and retracting canopy. All models were FWD. The 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS finish was introduced for the model year 2003. For the model year 2005, the RS trim stopped and a special “Remix Edition” GS trim package set, which is chrome wheels, identifying posters and the premium interior package of the GT and GTS models, not previously on the offered included GS trim.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Facelift
The Mitsubishi Eclipse gave a minor facelift for the model year 2009, the front fascia changes the fog lights and removes the triangle housing the logo “three diamonds” used to sit in the front grille; the rear fascia change the “Eclipse” signs of an intent raised silver letters. An option for a dual exhaust and projector HID add headlights also available. The V6 engine is now rated 265 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque partly due to the more open for fascia and a new stock dual exhaust system. It was unveiled at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show.
For 2011, the Mitsubishi Eclipse featured a “blackout” roof, similar to the version 1990. Mitsubishi also lowered the suspension of Eclipse about a half inch to create a lower center of gravity. A rear backup camera and Bluetooth hands-free calling included the sun and sound package. In the GS trim, the car gets the same 18-inch wheels and embezzlement front than the GT model known as the GS Sport.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Engine
The third generation Eclipse utilize two separate Mitsubishi engines: The SOHC 4G64 2.4 L 16-valve four-cylinder and SOHC 6G72 3.0 L 24-valve V6. Both engines use cast iron blocks with aluminum cylinder heads. The four-cylinder found in the RS, GS and GS Spyder finish, use a 9:1 compression ratio and produced an output of 154 hp and 163 foot-pounds all year Despite the fact that a Sirius engine found sharing more components with the 4G63 in the 2003-2004 Lancer Evolution as the four-cylinder found in previous generations of Eclipse.
The 3.0 L V6 was found in GT and GT Spyder models, 205 hp in Fed Spec between 2000-2001 and 200 kW in all GTs in Cali Spec, for many years with a static compression ratio of 9: 1 in 2003 3.0 L V6 improve the GTS and GT / GTS Spyder, using a revised camshaft profile, raised compression ratio of 10: 1 and variable length intake manifold MVIM, produced 210 hp.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Safety
All 2017 Eclipses models come standard with driver and air for passenger bags, side-guard door beams, front and rear body structure crumple zones, 5 mph energy absorbing bumpers, safety cage body construction, 4-wheel disc brakes, three point ELR / ALR lap/shoulder belts and height adjustable front shoulder belts. ABS was optional on all models. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has determined crash test ratings from the 2G 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse.