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2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse Ralliart


Ralliart is the motorsports arm of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. Worldwide, Ralliart vehicles feature enhanced performance, specialty equipment and sporty styling elements that include more powerful engines, sport-tuned suspensions as well as special fascia and styling cues. The best-selling import coupe for the past 15 years, Eclipse was redesigned for 2006 -and Mitsubishi design engineers wasted no time giving Eclipse the Ralliart treatment.

Special attention was paid to increasing horsepower and torque, adding all-wheel drive capability for improved power in a variety of driving conditions while minimizing weight. To boost horsepower to an estimated 400 hp, a turbocharged 4G63 engine was borrowed from the Lancer Evolution and supplemented with a custom air intake and other HKS performance parts. The concept Eclipse’s rally prowess is enhanced with the all-wheel drive system currently available on the Endeavor and Lancer Evolution as well as a six-speed manual transmission. Lightweight carbon fiber was used extensively in the roof, hood, fascias and front fenders.

The custom exterior is enhanced by Hot Red Mica paint, specially formulated by PPG for this concept. The Eclipse Ralliart rides on 20-inch high-performance carbon fiber wheels with AVS Sport Yokohama tires. Interior enhancements include Recaro performance seats trimmed with leather and Alcanterra suede, four-point restraints, racing gauges and a Rockford Fosgate premium sound system.




12 comments:

this is the best version or the best model of eclipse for me. The semi HB and the body style of the eclipse really stands out.

Stuart - you say you work for Mitsubishi - Is there any other information you can give us at this time regarding the production possibilities for this car?

Stuart - you say you work for Mitsubishi - is there any other info you can give us...me in particular, before i spend thousands turbocharging my ’07 Eclipse??

stuart - I have a few questions I would like to ask you - are you still around??

stuart - I have a few questions I’d like to ask you...are you still around??

i work for Mitsubishi, and there is no news on this car yet. will inform everyone, when the time is right.

I dont see the point of having 20" wheels thank GOD they are not chrome,
18" or 19" wheels would drive better and look a nicer, and please make sure you can get this car in BLACK without a spoiler, other than that i buy one over the evo X
this car looks like it can take more handling and abuse than a sedan.

ps . dont forget the H.I.D headlights in black.

Wow. This car completely overshadows and betters the Skyline GT-R concept, which was a styling disappointment.

I have a 99GSX and and 99VR4 - finally, a car that can match those and finally, a car I want in the market - Evos are cool but just doesn’t quite peg the gotta have it factor

I would have to finally get rid of my 2g.

I really wish Mitsu would just hurry up and produce this thing. Mitsu doesn’t seem to realize that producing a car like this will cause the entire company as a brand to be more recognized, more noticed, and more respected. If they could produce a plain jane version of this for around $29,000 and a loaded version for around $33,000, I would be just one of many people in line to buy this car. Wake up Mitsu, this is what people want!

oh my god this car is sexy!!!! when exactly is it being released because i will buy it instantly!

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