Eclipse Spyder: a sea of drive and fresh air
Developed on the basis of the fourth-generation coupe Mitsubishi Eclipse, the new Spyder convertible successfully combines an aggressive dynamic design and the latest technology.
Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is offered in two versions: the initial GS is equipped with a four-cylinder petrol engine, 2 liters in volume and 162 hp, a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed “automatic”. The second option is the GT, got a 260-strong 3.8-liter V6, aggregated with a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. Both engines are equipped with a proprietary electronic control system for valve timing and valve lift MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve Timing Electronic Control system), which helps reduce fuel consumption and increases torque. Automatic gearboxes mounted on the Eclipse Spyder, built on technology Sportronic, which allows, if necessary, switch gears manually.
The roof of the new convertible folds automatically in just 19 seconds. It is made according to a new multi-layer technology, thanks to which, with the roof folded down, even at high speed, the cabriolet’s cabin is not noisier than in the compartment. The fact that the cabriolet is not necessary to put on the “joke” in the winter, said the rear window.
The unique exterior of the car found its continuation in the design of the cabin. The “wavelike” instrument panel allows easy access to all control keys, the speedometer with a tachometer is made in the style of sportbike instruments. For the interior there are 3 color schemes to choose from: Techno-Sport, Hi-Q Sport and Avante Garde. Bucket seats with improved lateral support gently remind Mitsubishi’s involvement in motor racing. On all Eclipse Spyder installed multifunctional steering wheel that allows you to control the audio system, without removing his hands.
Those wishing to purchase a convertible will no doubt be pleased with a long list of basic equipment, it includes 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, air conditioning, front and side airbags built into the seats, anti-lock braking system (EBD) , cruise control, engine immobilizer, a system that allows you to open and start a car without a key with a single button. Lovers of good car audio will love the standard Rockford Fosgate audio system, capable of playing the MP3 format, with a capacity of 650 watts, consisting of a 6-disc CD changer, 8 speakers and an 8-inch subwoofer. It is worth noting that it was developed specifically for the Eclipse Spyder. As additional options, you can order 18-inch alloy wheels with tires of 235/45 R18 dimension, driver’s electric drives, aluminum pedals, climate control, heated front seats and mirrors. The price of a new Eclipse Spyder in America starts at $ 26,000.