U.S. pricing for 2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse

U.S. pricing for 2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Mitsubishi has finally announced pricing details for its 2009 Eclipse and Spyder after first unveiling the new model back in February. Set to go on sale in the U.S. from next month onwards, the new Eclipse coupe will start at $20,099 for the GS four-cylinder. Upgrading to the more powerful V6 with a five-speed Sportronic automatic transmission will set you back $24,999.

Pricing for the Spyder convertible starts at $25,799 for the four-cylinder and $29,999 for the V6. Power from the 3.8L petrol V6 with MIVEC tops out at 265hp and torque stands at 262lb-ft. V6 models come standard with a six-speed manual gearbox or an optional Sportronic five-speed self-shifter with pseudo manual control.

The 2.4L four-cylinder unit comes standard with a five-speed manual or optional four-speed auto and develops a peak output of 162hp and 162lb-ft of torque.

Standard features include 17in alloys wheels, cruise control and a tire pressure monitoring system. Upgrading to GT trim gets you 18in alloys, active stability control, a dual exhaust system, a rear spoiler, uprated brakes and fog lights.

2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse and Spyder