Developed for the American market (but bought from other countries including Japan) Eclipse emerges as whether coupe or a convertible. Power develops from a range of engines beginning with a 2.4 four cylinder and topping out having a 3.0 litre V6 turbo.
In most case the transmission is really a four speed auto. Quality of ride is good, but this trades off sharpness of handling – this really is acceptable in the united states, but European drivers will be dissatisfied.
Slightly over-fussy styling ads towards the sense this is not a genuine replacement for the old 3000GT which was so popular everywhere it had been sold or even the now departed FTO, that was another globally-popular car from Mitsubishi.