As one of the iconic sports car, Eclipse will going to have a new generations, the 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Since the first release in 1989, this car had ruled the market and Mitsubishi has released 4 generations of Eclipse until now. The new 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse is going to be the fifth generation of Eclipse. This car will have a futuristic look and will have some facelifts to this new sport car. So let’s see the redesign of this car in this article.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Redesigns
They said that this car will have a complete transformation with the new materials used to lighter the weight of this car. Let’s check the 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse interior and exterior one by one.
Interior: From the interior we will see some changes like the new design of sport car seats, improve quality of materials for the cabin and some high technology features and new safety system. Mitsubishi will dump the plastic material from the cabin and will change it to wood trim and panels. The dashboard will be using natural leather. The other features are still unknown but if there are changes in this car, I’ll try to inform you sooner.
Exterior: The complete changes will be seen from the exterior where this car will be using a light materials, sporty bumpers, headlights with meaner look, new taillights forming a single horizontal line, new side panels that show an artistic curves, new body colors, LED front lights, and five alloy rods made from thick aluminum in the edge of this car.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Engine Specs
This 2016 Mitsubishi eclipse will arrive with two Mivec engine options. The standard version is the 2.4 Mivec engine with 4 cylinders that can release 165 horse powers with 162 lb ft of torque. The second option is a 3.8 liter V6 Mivec engine that can release 265 horse powers with 262 lb ft of torque. Both of these engines will be paired with the 6 speed automatic transmission gear box or 5 speeds manual transmission gear box. With these engines, this car can run from 0-100 kmh (60 mph) in less than 6 seconds.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Price and Release Date
According to the rumors, this 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse will be released to the US market in the end of 2015 or early 2016 and the price predicted to goes from $22.000 – $30.000. But this is still a rumor and let’s hopes that Mitsubishi will release this car for the market.
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