Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 

  • $24k
  • 2006
  • 260 HP 3.8L
  • 132 mph
You may prefer Little Eclipse, but the public has voted with its wallet for Big Eclipse, so another one is what we get, and this one is pretty good.
by Car and Driver (Jul, 2005)
Sales are retreating, and Mitsubishi Motors North America is on its third honcho in as many years (Rich Gilligan, a Mitsubishi manufacturing exec, now holds the CEO title).
by Car and Driver (Jul, 2005)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

0-60mph

Eclipse GT
5.8 s
MX-5 Miata
6.8 s

Top speed

Eclipse GT
132 mph
Supra Turbo
156 mph
Nissan 350Z
155 mph

0-100mph

Eclipse GT
14.4 s
MX-5 Miata
19.5 s

1/4 mile

Eclipse GT
15 s
Supra Turbo
13.7 s

Data points Key details of the Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Price

Eclipse GT
$24k
Subaru BRZ
$38k

Horsepower

Eclipse GT
260 HP
MX-5 Miata
170 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

www.supercars.net
Drivers are wrapped in a sleek, revolutionary cockpit that personifies Mitsubishi's commitment to innovation and functional design.
With the aid of variable valve timing, engine performance is optimized throughout the power band with improved low-speed torque and high-rev power.
7
Jan

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

AutomobileMag News
Where the concept was sleek and voluptuous, the styling of the production model seems a bit boring and blobby.
Let's hope it looks better on the road.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mitsubishi
Price $24,294
Year 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.67 lb/hp
Maximum hp 260 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 261 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 132 mph
1/4 mile 15 s
0-60mph 5.8 s
0-100mph 14.4 s

transmission

Drivetrain 6500
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,553 lb
Width 72.2 in
Height 53.5 in
Length 179.7 in
Front track width 61.8 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in
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