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Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2378 cm3 / 145.1 cu in / 145.1 cu in, 120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MitsubishiIssued from2008
ModelEclipse Spyder GSIssued until
SerieEclipseNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMitsubishi GroupCountryJP,AU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)142 l / 5.01 cu ft / 5.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2152 l / 76.00 cu ft / 76.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)430 l / 15.19 cu ft / 15.19 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4582 mm / 180.4 in / 180.4 inTotal (curb) weight1577 kg / 3477 lb / 3477 lb
Width1834 mm / 72.2 in / 72.2 inDry weight
Height1382 mm / 54.4 in / 54.4 inLoad capacity105 kg / 231 lb / 231 lb
Wheelbase2575 mm / 101.4 in / 101.4 inGross (max.) weight1575 kg / 3472 lb / 3472 lb
Track front1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inTowing weight1588 kg / 3501 lb / 3501 lb
Track rear1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inWeight distribution (front)58.0 % / 58.0 % / 58.0 %
Ground clearance147 mm / 5.8 in / 5.8 inFuel capacity67 l / 14.7 UK gal / 17.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.1 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine Code4G69Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMitsubishiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headsBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement2378 cm3 / 145.1 cu in / 145.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity594.50 cm3/cylinder / 36.279 cu in/cylinder / 36.279 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.3 kW / 64.8 hp / 64.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.8 kW/l / 1.116 bhp/cu in / 1.116 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.5 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.7 kW/ton / 77.8 bhp/ton / 77.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions250 g/km / 403 g/mi / 403 g/mi (est.)
  Range626 km / 389 mi / 389 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lock2.64Turning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5 x 17Wheels rear7.5 x 17
Tyres frontP225/50 R 17Tyres rearP225/50 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front294 mm / 11.6 in / 11.6 inBrake diameter rear262 mm / 10.3 in / 10.3 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS

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