Prototypes of the facelifted Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross accept been spotted testing anytime aback beforehand this year, and now the Japanese automaker has started the affliction game.
Set to admission in the budgetary year 2020, which ends on March 31, 2021, the bunched crossover auto will affection revised styling, aggressive by the 2017 e-Evolution Concept, with “radically afflicted advanced and rear design”, according to the car firm.
“The new architecture draws afflatus from the Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept, emphasizing the backbone and dynamics from our SUV heritage, while acceptable the cleanliness and breeding of a coupe-like SUV”, said architecture arch Seiji Watanabe. “The Eclipse Cross is the aboriginal footfall against the abutting bearing of Mitsubishi Design, and there is so abundant added to come.”
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Spy shots accept adumbrated the attendance of a new advanced bumper, active grille and fog lamps, while at the back, the tailgate adopts cleaner-looking administration and appears to accept alone the breach window. The taillights are allotment of the update, and so are the bumper, roof-mounted addition and conceivably the ancillary skirts, because that they were captivated up on analysis prototypes.
Visual changes aside, the 2021 Eclipse Cross will accompany the brand of the Outlander PHEV as the brand’s additional constituent amalgam SUV. Details surrounding the powertrain accept yet to be released, but Mitsubishi said it will barrage in baddest markets.
Elsewhere, the agent calendar of the accepted abundance should be retained, with Europe accepting the 1.5-liter turbo petrol and (possibly) the 2.2-liter turbo diesel. In North America, the facelifted Eclipse Cross should barrage with the aforementioned 1.5-liter gasoline assemblage that produces 152 HP and 184 lb-ft (250 Nm) of torque.