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Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 2350 cm3 / 143.4 cu in / 143.4 cu in, 108.0 kW / 144.8 hp / 144.8 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 214.0 N·m / 157.8 lb·ft / 157.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MitsubishiIssued from1999
ModelEclipse SpyderIssued until
SerieEclipseNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMitsubishi GroupCountryJP


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4480 l / 158.21 cu ft / 158.21 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4500 mm / 177.2 in / 177.2 inTotal (curb) weight1405 kg / 3097 lb / 3097 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.81 m2 / 8.7 sq ft / 8.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.1 kW / 26.9 hp / 26.9 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.1 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2350 cm3 / 143.4 cu in / 143.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity595.84 cm3/cylinder / 36.360 cu in/cylinder / 36.360 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power108.0 kW / 144.8 hp / 144.8 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque214.0 N·m / 157.8 lb·ft / 157.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.2 kW / 57.9 hp / 57.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.0 kW/l / 1.010 bhp/cu in / 1.010 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.1 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio104.6 kW/ton / 79.3 bhp/ton / 79.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder


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