World's largest automobile encyclopedia 13.000 makes - 5000 concept cars - soviet cars - automotive news

21/11/2013 721

Mitsubishi - Tarmac Spyder

Original name: 三菱ターマックスパイダー


Tarmac Spyder overview

Exterior

Tarmac Spyder's distinctive front visage showcases the new MMC design identity: the front grille featuring a raised triangular base embellished by a prominent three-diamond Mitsubishi logo.

Packaged within the compact dimensions normal to a hi-performance sports car, Tarmac Spyder's easily detachable hard top enables all four occupants to enjoy the thrills and elation of open car driving with space to spare.

A new sliding door design realizes a sweet balance between styling aesthetics and convenience.

Interior

While employing materials and color schemes developed to satisfy the Gen Y consumer's appetite for the "genuine article", massive braces between the seats give expression to Tarmac Spyder's spartan design motif that evokes images of a racing car or even jet fighter cockpit.

The dashboard and instrument panel use the wave-line styling theme that identifies MMC's new interior design identity to realize an interior that wraps round and embraces its occupants in sumptuous and reassuring comfort.

The on-board CDD camera captures all the excitement of that trip down to the sea or into the outback, while individual LED monitors enable front and rear seat passengers to enjoy whatever's showing on the DVD player.

Mechanical features

The powertrain uses the 4G63-type 2.0-liter in-line 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC engine mated to Mitsubishi's Sportronic TM Sequential-Shift 5-speed automatic transmission.

Mitsubishi's All Wheel Control technology - comprising ACD, AYC and Sports ABS - has been optimized to realize dramatic improvements in fun-to-drive dynamic performance characteristics while also delivering relaxing and easy-to-drive controllability that accommodates a wide range of driving abilities.

Major specifications

 

Length x width (mm)

4055 x 1825

Wheelbase (mm)

2515

Occupants

4

Engine

2.0-liter in-line 4-cylinder DOHC
with intercooler-turbocharging

Transmission

Sportronic TM Sequential-Shift
5-speed automatic

Driveline

Full-time 4WD (with ACD&AYC)

Wheels & tires

P225/35R19

 

SOURCE: Mitsubishi

Shows

2003  Detroit
2003  Geneva
2003  Tokyo

Types

Cabriolet

Picture places

Mitsubishi 

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn