2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse: Rumors, Design, Specs

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse might be a new version of the sports coupe which this brand produced until 2012. According to some reports this model might see the light of the day as all new model with new modern design and agile performance.

The company targets younger population with  this compact vehicle which is reported to be offered in coupe and convertible variants. Loaded with latest tech, powered with strong and efficient engines and with striking look it is expected to be instant success.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse: Striking Exterior

The exterior body defines what this 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is all about. A razor sharp look is expected to be set on its front fascia. This razor sharp look is complimented by the sleek headlights that have sharp extensions which penetrate a portion of the grille.

Then there is the stylish grille of jet black color which takes the shape of the headlights. This fancy design of the grille is continued downwards which eventually joins with the air intakes which too have a sharp design.

Moving on to the sides, sculpted door panels and swollen fenders are complemented with attractive alloy wheels. This sharp profile is then transcended into a smoother one at its back side. A singe layout of the taillights can be seen as these two taillights join each other. The bumper is stretched upwards, and two exhaust pipes projects out.

Interior design

All that power and energy of this 2017 Eclipse is delivered through comfort and luxury in its interior cabin. This car’s interior cabin is uplifted with a certain degree of sportiness.

The dashboard is widespread with an angular sloping. The center console features rotary controls for the infotainment system. The controls will be illuminated by LED lighting. New high-quality materials have been used for the upholstery which will be done in the seats, steering wheel, and dashboard and door panels.

Revised arrangements of the seats will open up more leg room and head space. Technological features include smart phone integration, pin point navigation, improved audio system and information center, keyless ignition and entry, voice control support, etc.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse: Powertrains

Powering the 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse is expected 4 cylinder engine which produces around 160 pound-feet of torque and matching HP. This engine has a SOHC MIVEC configuration with 16 valves. Another engine option of higher capacity is expected to produce  262 pound-feet of torque and a horsepower of 265 HP.

A 5 speed manual transmission system has been used along with a two wheel drive configuration and automatic gearbox option. Acceleration of this car will be from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 6 seconds. Its fuel economy is expected to  stand at 16 miles per gallons in city drive and 24 miles per gallon on highways.

2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse: Release date, Price

According to the estimations made by experts, this car is said to have a starting price in between $22,000 and $30,000. This 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse should be released by the end of 2016 or during early 2017.

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