Mitsubishi Eclipse
Vehicle Make/Model Specifications:
Make: Mitsubishi
Model: Eclipse
Mitsubishi Eclipse

The first generation Mitsubishi Eclipse was sold as an entry to the mid-level four-cylinder sports coupe market. Four trim levels were available at the time with the bottom three being front wheel drive and the very top being all wheel drive. The top FWD and the AWD model were also equipped with turbocharged engines. The Mitsubishi Eclipse is indeed a two-door, four-seat sport compact automobile that has been in the market since 1989. The Eclipse has undergone four unique generations. The first two generations were closely related and shared many parts. The third generation on the other hand, was based on a new platform and most parts are thus incompatible with first generation Eclipses. The fourth generation Eclipse was released in June 2005. The turbocharged motor that was offered is a more powerful version of the previous one. The non-turbo motor was in fact a version of the Chrysler Neon engine. It was manufactured by Chrysler, delivered by Chrysler, and installed though at the Diamond Star Motors facility. This same model has also been rebadged and sold as the Eagle Talon and the Plymouth Laser in numerous markets. This took place in close relationship with the Chrysler Corporation, which is now DaimlerChrysler. The car underwent minor changes throughout its production in a number of facets. The 1992 through 1994 models were updated with new sheet metal and are easily discernible from the previous models. The Eclipse was later revised as a new vehicle for 1995. The second generation car on the other hand retained the same focus as the first generation model, but was given a major update in styling and also had different engines available between trim levels. New to the line was also a convertible model, known as the Spyder. The Talon, one of the rebadged models was discontinued in 1998.

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