2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Video
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Video Transcript
>> It's got a big old rump on it. But does it have a big old tech payload inside it? Let's find out as we check out the 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spider. ^M00:00:10 [ Music ] ^M00:00:14 The main differentiator between the Mitsubishi Eclipse and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Spider is this part. The spiderness. The convertible top is a work of art. It's like many of today's high tech convertibles, all kinds of Jim Crackery takes place at the push of a button that almost amazingly seals the apparatus in a relatively short time under a very tidy clamp shell lid. Now unlike the rump on our little orange friend, the technology payload inside the car is rather skinny. There's nothing in this car but a stereo. And it's a pretty good one. Rockford Bozgate branded, six disk, in dash changer. It'll eat commercial CDs or the MP3 type you burn yourself. It will not handle WMA collections on a disk that you burn yourself. Eight speakers around the cabin, plus a subwoofer predominately mounted in the very middle of the back seat. Whoever sits in front of that thing is going to get a good back massage. Of course if you make someone sit back there, you're going to be facing charges. So that's not going to happen. Controlling that audio system is done via steering wheel controls, but I beat you didn't know they were up there. Because they hide them on the Eclipse. They're on the back of the wheel instead of here on the face. I kind of like that. It cleans up the face of the wheel and you can easily figure them out on the back. You've got channel on one side, volume on the other. Pretty simple. Up here on this pod on top of the dash, you've got the only other piece of cabin tech on this vehicles. It's this LCD display that gives you a simple, but actually quite useful array of information. You've got your compass heading, your clock, outside temperature, and your radio and tuning information on the bottom row. Deceptively useful and I wish more cars had a simple helper display like that. Interesting technology on the stereo tuned to the fact that this is a convertible is the vehicle amongst its DSP or digital signal processing settings will automatically compensate for road noise when the top is down. It automatically recurves its own EQ to brighten up and have more presence against road noise. That's nice. Our Eclipse Spider GT bases at 28300, this is a high end model, six speed manual transmission and of course the fancy roof mechanism. Now we added about an 1800 dollar package of other niceties, leather seats that were upgraded, alloy wheels, automatic air conditioning, aluminum pedals, all in about 30900, without any tech options. ^M00:02:29 [ Music ]
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