The 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse is a compact sports car, which was in production between 1989 and 2011. A convertible body style for the model year 1996. It was unbeaten after a racehorse English 18th century was added named, won 26 races, and was also rebadged and how the captured import Eagle Talon and Plymouth Laser through Mitsubishi Motors’ close relationship with the Chrysler Corporation. Their partnership was as Diamond Star Motors, or DSM and the vehicle trio is known by the proximity of the second-generation line, sometimes called by the nickname “DSM” among amateur circles. In Japan, the first two generations were sold at chain stores specific Japanese Mitsubishi Auto Plaza.
The Mitsubishi Eclipse has been officially sold in North America, Oman, South Korea, the Philippines, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and China. End of August 2011 was the final eclipse of the band and was sold at auction, donated the proceeds to charity.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse has undergone four distinct generations: the first two generations (1G and 2G) will share the car platform with the Eagle Talon and Plymouth Laser and share rooms, while the third generation (3G) announced a redesigned platform with the Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Stratus. In May 2005, the fourth and last generation (4G) Eclipse was introduced, abandoning the Chrysler platform in the first three generations and its replacement used by the PS platform.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Overview
The 1st generation Mitsubishi Eclipse was sold as an entry level 4-cylinder sports coupe. Four trim levels are available: the 3 smaller were front-wheel drive and was the highest of all-wheel drive. The top FWD and the AWD model were come with turbocharged engines.
The first generation of Eclipse has undergone some cosmetic changes throughout its production; 1992-1994 were updated sheet models are easy to distinguish the models from previous years. The most important of these changes is that the 1990-1991 models have pop-up headlights, while model years later not. The Eclipse was revised for model year 1995 as the second generation. The model Plymouth Laser was dropped after the model of 1994, so that only the Eclipse and Talon until the second generation.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Engine
The basic transmission scheme of the Eclipse is a transverse-mounted 4-cylinder Chrysler 420A, Mitsubishi 4G64 4G63 or motor. The Mitsubishi motors are mounted in the same orientation as the first series-produced vehicles. The 420a powered vehicles had the motor is mounted on the right side of the vehicle and further back into the housing. AWD models had a similar transmission to the first-generation car. The second generation GSX also had a medium / high difference if they equipped with the blocking option. Transmission 5-speed manual transmission uses a known pnuematic connection that created as “Air-supported” shifter single hydraulic connection of this type, made famous by the movie Fast and Furious. Mitsubishi has created AAH shift linkage to more accurately and connection to help with feelings with sound transmission.
The 4G63 engines found in 1990-1994 models have a throttle body 60 mm to 52 mm of MY 1995-1999. The inlet ports at the top and the runners of the intake manifold and larger on the 1G. They also have larger trunnions crankshaft to allow a better lubrication. Because they are equal, it is important to note that the cylinder head 1990-1994 is on the side of the large volume of air, while the 1995-1999 cylinder head on the side of the high air speed.
Mitsubishi Motors in a quiet area in the years 1998 and 1999. The crankshaft was specially shaved and cut compared to previous updates its 4G63 engine. 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse is the same as in the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, who revised to a “split” in order to allow for better lubrication and not sold in North America by 2003. The thrust bearing was used self-alignment with the crankshaft. It also improves the attitude and functionality, thanks to a new ECU, which was similar to the Lancer Evolution ECU. Although the origin disabled to protect the transmission, they contain advanced features such as launch control, boost pressure control, adjustable speed limit, fuel system monitoring and fuel and even shot selection inch card for some turbocharged Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.