2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60




2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

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  • and fuel economy data of Mitsubishi Eclipse GT ( kW / PS / hp), edition of the year for North America, including acceleration times mph.

    The Mitsubishi Eclipse has come a long way since its turbocharged four-cylinder 4wd heyday in the '90s, when it earned a deserved cult following. Since then.

    Interesting fact! The Mitsubishi Group was established in Japan in 1870. And since then she has never changed her logo. Three well-known rhombuses symbolize three diamonds, "three whales", on which the whole concept of the concern rests: honesty, responsibility and readiness for cooperation.

    Though the current generation Mitsubishi Eclipse bowed back in , the Eclipse's spaceship styling has aged well. Our test Eclipse has been.

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    Recommended fuel grade is premium. Every Eclipse Spyder gets a watt Rockford Fosgate audio system with nine speakers, a 6-disc CD changer, and an 8-inch subwoofer between the rear seats. There is the same tricked out but efficient control layout that we like so much in our long term Eclipse Coupe. Fortunately with prices that start in the mid 20's, you don't have to pay a premium for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder. And, you really appreciate having something of a rear seat, even when it's just filled with grocery bags.

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    Every year like clockwork, as soon as the weather warms sales of convertibles perk up. And this year one ragtop sure to fire up interest is the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder. So sun and fun are pretty much guaranteed. Unlike many modern ragtops, the Spyder was engineered from the start for convertible duty. It opens up the impressively wide interior with slick styling that perfectly complements the racy exterior. There is the same tricked out but efficient control layout that we like so much in our long term Eclipse Coupe.

    Seating is by high-back buckets with good back support, but a need for more under the thighs. Only the GT gets the optional 6-way power adjustments, but leather and heat are optional on both models. But serious audio is standard. Every Eclipse Spyder gets a watt Rockford Fosgate audio system with nine speakers, a 6-disc CD changer, and an 8-inch subwoofer between the rear seats.

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    Manual climate controls are also standard, but GT buyers can opt for an available automatic system. To move it down the road, the Spyder gets the same engine lineup as the Eclipse coupe. The GS has the 2. Our car also wears optional inch alloy wheels. And with the V6 spinning them up, we reach 60 in 6. The quarter mile was only a hair slower than the hardtop at The V6 delivers serious punch on the low end, and continues to hammer out power all the way to the 6, rpm redline.

    That snappy power delivery does make for a bit of front-drive torque steer, however, so keep your hands firmly on the wheel when you hit the gas.

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    And when you hit the corners, the Spyder chassis is extremely well balanced, with minimal front plow, although you do feel the extra weight.

    Brakes are discs at both ends with standard ABS. Stops from 60 average a good feet, with plenty of pedal feel and top notch stability. In day to day driving, the Spyder feels solid, with a firm ride that does get a little choppy over broken pavement. We did notice rather pronounced A-pillar shake, a bit more than the solid chassis feel would suggest.

    Our daily Eclipse driving result was 23 miles-per-gallon. So the Eclipse Spyder may not be exotic, but it certainly is attainable. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is the kind of machine that really fires up car buyers when the weather gets warm and makes that perfect combination of sun and fun a summer-long guarantee. The so far warm mid-Atlantic fall has been perfect for top-down leaf peeping in this Mitsubishi Spyder convertible. After only six weeks, we've managed about 1, miles of mostly open-air touring.

    2007 mitsubishi eclipse gt 0-60

    On the few cool and rainy days we've had, there were complaints about the large blind spotted minimal rear visibility when the top is up.

    But then it's no worse than many other convertibles. Top up or down the Spyder gets noticed and impresses us with a solid built quality that far exceeds previous Eclipse convertibles. Power from the GT's 3. And fuel economy of Recommended fuel grade is premium. Fortunately with prices that start in the mid 20's, you don't have to pay a premium for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder. The test of any convertible is how well it keeps a sunny disposition during the cold grey of winter.

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