The well-known and hugely popular Japanese company of Mitsubishi has come up with an new 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse version of very sporty, innovative and futuristic look, it is also expected and Eclipse Spyder version in mid-2016.
Exterior of 2016 Eclipse
The 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse exterior design seems to be ahead of its time.
The headlamps and tail lamps have been redesigned to look futuristic and sleek, leaving a strong impression on every observer. These lights are equipped with LED technology to make it look even more futuristic.
The vehicle has been installed with a new addition of a pair of new triangle-shaped water intake pipes. It also has a set of two oval pipes to serve as exhaust outlets.
The body looks attractive due to its muscular construction of aluminum panels, weighing less than any other commonly used material. So, the overall weight of the vehicle as well as the fuel consumption figures have been successfully reduced.
Another new element is a sporty roof line gradually descending down to its small and round rear spoilers placed on its rear trunk.
The front grille on the bumper is reshaped to look chic, adorned with curves and grooves.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Interior
The next generation of Mitsubishi Eclipse 2016 interior is subordinate to the driver, designed so he can keep his eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
However, the interior look and fabrication of the vehicle will to a great extent depend on the amount of money the buyer is ready to pay. Some of the basic features included are exciting new color combinations, wooden panels and trims, as well as the seats, dashboard and steering wheel wrapped in premium quality leather.
Eclipse 2016 Engine and performance
The customers of 2016 Eclipse will be choosing between two different Mivec engines. Basic (weaker) version comes with a 2.4-liter Inline-4 Mivec engine producing 165 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. It has the fuel consumption of 20 mpg in city and 28 mpg in highway. The stronger of the two is a 3.8-liter V6 Mivec engine with an output of 265 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Its fuel consumption is 16 mpg in city and 24 mpg in highway. The power is sent to front wheels.
Both engines will be mated to a dual clutch 6-speed automatic transmission, or 5-speed manual transmission.
Price and release date
Rumor has it that 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse will hit the dealers late this year or early in 2016. Although the official price is still unknown, it is speculated that it will be in the range of $22,000 to $30,000, but the final price will of course depend on the choice of accessories.