Mitsubishi Motors North America and SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that Mitsubishi will offer SIRIUS Satellite Radio as a standard feature on the new 2008 model year Eclipse Spyder which will be available for sale starting this April. Mitsubishi will also extend factory availability of SIRIUS to the full lineup of Mitsubishi vehicles in all
SIRIUS Satellite Radio will be standard equipment on the 2008 Eclipse Spyder, and packaged with the premium audio system on the 2008 Galant, Raider, Endeavor, Outlander, Lancer, Eclipse and Lancer Evolution. All SIRIUS- equipped Mitsubishi vehicles include six months of SIRIUS service.
"Mitsubishi is excited to have SIRIUS Satellite Radio on every new Eclipse Spyder and available to the full lineup," said Mike Krebs, Vice President of Product Strategy at Mitsubishi Motors North America. "SIRIUS programming is a perfect compliment to the thrilling design and performance of Mitsubishi vehicles."
"Mitsubishi’s commitment to make SIRIUS available on all models and standard on the Spyder is proof that great vehicles and great programming go together," said Mel Karmazin, CEO of SIRIUS. "Now even more customers will easily experience The Best Radio on Radio."