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2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder At A Glance

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is the “attainable exotic” that combines exciting design and performance with a high-tech convertible top and excellent value.

For 2010, Mitsubishi continues the excitement with enhancements to the GS model. Aggressive styling gives the GS a similar style to the GT, but with fuel efficiency in mind without sacrificing performance. The GS model gets three significant upgrades for 2010: a dual exhaust system yields a more powerful sound, two-tone front and rear bumper fascias, and Active Stability Control (ASC) standard. In addition to one new exterior color, both models will come standard with a rearview camera system.

Eclipse is offered as the 4-cylinder GS and the V-6 GT. The Spyder GS model has a 162-hp 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine with a 4-speed automatic, and the GT model has a 265 hp 3.8-liter V-6 which produces 262 lb.-ft. of peak torque with a 5-speed automatic. In both engines, Mitsubishi Innovative Valve Timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) helps to optimize efficiency and power across a broad engine speed range. Both automatic transmissions feature Sportronic™ shifters to allow manual gearshift control.

A rigid platform and 4-wheel independent suspension give the Spyder sporty road manners and a compliant ride. All models are now equipped with Active Stability Control (ASC) standard, four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes (ABS) and electronic brake-force distribution (EBD); the GT features larger, ventilated rear discs and standard 18-inch alloy wheels.

The Spyder’s automatic cloth top folds out of sight under a flush-fitting powered tonneau cover in about 19 seconds. Multi-layer top construction provides a full headliner for the quiet, snug interior feeling of a coupe when it is raised. The glass rear window has a defroster.

The wave-form instrument panel houses easy-to-reach controls and features distinctive motorcycle-inspired gauges and ice blue LED nighttime illumination. The high-back front bucket seats feature integrated, open head restraints for a sporty look and enhanced rear visibility. The steering wheel features audio system remote controls.

For 2010, all Spyder models feature Bluetooth® HFP system with voice recognition for hands-free calling and auxiliary input jacks for an iPod/MP3 connection. A standard 650-watt (max.) Rockford-Fosgate premium audio system with AM/FM/CD/MP3 playback capability, including a 6-disc, in-dash CD changer and SIRIUS® Satellite Radio with a 3-month pre-paid service subscription. The system is specifically engineered for the Spyder and provides automatic sound equalization for top-up or top-down driving. An 8-in. subwoofer integrated into the rear seat area provides deep bass sound as well as a unique design element.

2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT – Hi-res. Images

2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT

Key Specifications

Wheelbase: 101.4 in.
Length: 180.4 in.
Height: 54.4 in. (54.7 in., 18-in. wheels)
Width: 72.2 in.
Curb weight: GS – 3,516 lbs. / GT – 3,763 lbs.

Major Standard Features

  • 17-in. alloy wheels (GS)
  • 650-watt (max.) Rockford-Fosgate Premium Audio system, including SIRIUS Satellite Radio
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with voice recognition
  • Rearview camera system
  • Air conditioning
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Active Stability Control (ASC)
  • Electronic traction control
  • Cruise control
  • Dual-stage front air bag SRS with front passenger occupant sensors
  • Front seat mounted side-impact air bags
  • Engine immobilizer anti-theft system
  • Fog lamps
  • Keyless entry
  • Auxiliary input jacks
  • Power cloth soft top with powered tonneau cover
  • Power windows, locks and mirrors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Eclipse Spyder GT adds:

  • 265-hp 3.8-liter V-6 engine
  • 18-in. alloy wheels with 235/45 R18 tires
  • Center display with outside temperature and compass
  • High-intensity discharge (HID) head lamps
  • Larger ventilated rear disc brakes
  • Aluminum pedals
  • Aluminum scuff plates
  • Automatic climate control system
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Six-way power driver’s seat
  • Wind deflector (removable)

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