THERE are only hours until the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross meets the solar eclipse.

The two will combine later this afternoon and you can watch the monumental occasion live from Portland, Oregon at

Mitsubishi is hosting a special event to mark the occasion and photos and video will be available to view in the days after.

The event coincides with the announcement that pricing for the Eclipse Cross will be confirmed at the end of September and that pre-ordering will open in October ahead of the January 2018 launch.