NEW FOR 2012:
– Rear wing spoiler deleted on GT-P
– Exterior colours: Quick Silver added; Solar Yellow discontinued
For 2012, changes to the Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe and Spyder are minimal, with the rear wing spoiler removed from the GT-P and colour changes.
Both the Eclipse and the Eclipse Spyder convertible are available as the GS, with 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine, and as the GT-P, with 3.8-litre V6. The GS uses a five-speed manual transmission or optional four-speed automatic, while the GT-P uses a six-speed manual with optional five-speed automatic. Both have small rear seats for 2+2 configuration.
Features on the Eclipse GS include 18-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, heated mirrors, auto-down driver’s window, LED taillamps, front strut tower bar, leather-wrapped steering wheel with tilt column, cruise control, illuminated vanity mirrors, floor mats, keyless entry, manually-adjustable heated cloth seats, split-folding rear seat, and CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input.
An optional Sun & Sound package adds premium Rockford audio system with subwoofer, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, auto-dimming rearview mirror, external temperature display and power sunroof.
The Eclipse GT-P builds on the GS and adds automatic climate control, xenon headlamps, aluminum scuff plates, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, auto-dimming rearview mirror, glovebox door damper, power sunroof, leather seats with six-way driver’s side power adjustment, exterior temperature display, Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera, premium Rockford audio system with subwoofer, and Sirius satellite radio.
The Eclipse Spyder GS is outfitted similarly to the Eclipse GS, but does not have a rear wiper or split-folding rear seat. It adds black cloth semi-automatic roof, premium Rockford audio system with subwoofer, Sirius satellite radio, Topstack roof up/down volume compensation, Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera, and hard tonneau cover.
The Eclipse Spyder GT-P adds automatic climate control, xenon headlamps, aluminum scuff plate and pedals, glovebox door damper, leather seats with six-way driver’s side power adjustment, and exterior temperature display.