The 2017 Geneva International Motor Show is the place where we can expect the introduction of the newly 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. This model will be a model for the global market, but we can expect it in the Europe first. Later, it will be presented in the North America, Australia, Japan and other regions. As we know, the ASX compact SUV, the Outlander, and the PHEV mid-size are the models of MMC’s global lineup of crossover SUV’s, and the recently developed 2018 Eclipse Cross will be the brand new SUV coupe in this lineup. According to Company, this vehicle will be a combination of dynamic mobility and sharp coupe looks with the top performance and styling; what else can you wish. There is going to be a lot of distinctive features and unique parts. Because of all of the above, this model will be the perfect choice for all people who love sporty SUV’s.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Exterior design
The exterior design of this model will be we can clearly say futuristic. Everything from the outside is so attractive and distinctive. A sharp and dynamic body will be characteristic of peg profile as well as by strong distinctive lines. Also, the forward raked rear window, short overhang, sharply cut off a rear gate, and beefy fenders will project the image of an attractive and powerful athlete. A black radiator grille will definitely symbolize the power and performance of the car and that looks relly nice, we are in love in this SUV.
The whole front side is also very attractive, and the bumper and the grille will be some kind of connection. At the sides, this model will provide nicely designed aluminum wheels. They will be probably 18-inch in size and they will most likely have a 5-spoke design. However, this info is unofficial. The read lamps of this model will be stretched and high-mounted. They will be powered by the LED technology and exactly the sam thing we can expect with the lights up front. The new thing is LED brake lights, which are mounted on the whole tailgate, with very strong illumination(see gallery).
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2018 Interior
When it comes to the interior design, we can expect modern cabin with so many high-quality options as well as with a lot of standard features and premium materials. The dashboard of this model will be elegantly designed and we can expect horizontal dashboard, black/silver color scheme as well as silver metal frames. This will give a very elegant impression to the completely interior design. Also, the new Mitsubishi Eclipse SUV 2018 cabin will be very sporty and dynamic.
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Speaking of comfort, this model will provide a high dose of comfort, and we can anticipate a lot of legroom for the passengers at the rear. Also, there is going to be ample headroom despite the fact that this model has a sloping roof. Of course, the standard upholstery for the seats will be premium leather, but also the mix of cloth and leather. Besides on the seats, the leather will be most likely available for the steering wheel, some parts of the dash and for the door trim.
When it comes to technology, this model will provide so many high-quality features. We can expect the introduction of the Smartphone Link Display Audio system, Head-Up Display, and a Touchpad Controller. Trough these systems, you can easily see different types of information about the vehicle. Smartphone Link Display Audio will come with Apple CarPlay connectivity. You can easily use your Siri to get directions for traffic conditions or to access text messages, make and receive calls, listen to music.
Engine and Performance
Beneath the bonnet, the forthcoming new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2018 will be powered by two powertrains. First, we can expect new gasoline 1.5L direct-injection turbocharged that will be paired with the newly CVT with 8-speed. The second engine will be diesel 2.2L direct-injection turbocharged. The second engine is specially modified for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, and it is paired with the new 8-speed automatic transmission. At this moment, we don’t have information about the horsepower and max torque. What we know for sure is that this newly model will use the electronically-controlled 4WD system. As soon as we receive performance info, we will let you know.
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Price and Release date
The release date of the future 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse SUV will be in the fall of 2017 for the Europe, and a few months later for the other markets. When it comes to prices, as soon as Company announces pricing information, we will let you know.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Photos