Rigorous testing for new SUV
The all-new model debuted at the Geneva Motor Show earlier in the year, now, ahead of hitting the Australian market later in the year, Mitsubishi has been putting the vehicle to the test on Aussie roads and beyond.
They say they want to make sure the Eclipse Cross is perfectly tuned for Australian conditions.
In a statement released by Mitsubishi Motors Australia, the Japanese car company said its local engineers have been testing the new offering to get information on how the vehicle performs on Australia’s unique roads and tracks.
Local testing and development work include suspension and steering calibration, powertrain assessment and NVH (Noise, Vibration, Harshness) control to ensure the Eclipse Cross best meets the requirements of Australian customers.
At this stage, there is no word on pricing and specification details for the all-new offering, as always, we will bring you all the latest details as they come to hand.
What we do know however is that the model is likely to be offered with the choice of a 1.5 litre turbo-petrol engine mated to a CVT auto.
A 2.2 litre turbo-diesel is also expected to be in the mix too, that engine coming exclusively with an eight-speed auto transmission.