The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is a sporty 2+2 seat convertible aimed mainly at the US market. The power is transferred through the front wheels which frees up space in the cabin and luggage compartment but at the expense of fine handling. This makes the Eclipse more of a practical everyday car with striking styling than a high performance sportscar. The larger of the two Mitsubishi engines is a little too heavy despite its extra power so we prefer the four cylinder option. In both versions the fabric roof is excellent; simple light-weight and fast operating.