Zenshi Masada (4th Generation, WH805L), 2017-
The 4th Generation Masada, just like the 5th Generation XGN55 Kamata, was revealed via livestream by Zenshi in their headquarters.
The WH805L Masada, just like previous generations, was created by Zenshi to have a station wagon with the prestigious looks of an Axia, with the roundabout spirit of the Grandea. Originally considered to be the wagon version of the Axia, as they share the same platform (SH and WH), it's athleticism and adoption of the Grandea's SM-AWS system made it truly nicknamed as the Grandea Wagon.
The base version of the Masada will come equipped with the 210 HP QS25-GDA 2.5L naturally aspirated I4. For higher trims, the 373 HP LZ3-ACE GDME 3.0L Turbocharged I6. The models will only be available with the 6-Speed AvanTech, but the CEO of Zenshi in stream has made it sure that if he sees that there is more demand present, he will allow the car to have a manual transmission option.
Despite being almost as large as the Axia, the Masada's nimbleness is quite remarkable, with sharp handling and quick acceleration. With the 3.0L and SM-AWS, the Masada can hit 100 KM/H at 4.6 seconds.
Standard equipment include leather steering wheel, power adjustable driver's seat, dual zone climate control, power folding mirrors, 6-Speed AvanTec transmission, adjustable folding/reclining 60/40 split rear passenger bench seat, full colour rear view camera, in-dash AIGCS system with D-ACT driving analysis program, and 8" touchscreen infotainment system. Optional equipment include leather upholstery, power heated and tilt/telescoptic steering wheel, power front row seating, tri-zone climate control, power tailgate, Nakamichi premium audio soundsystem, navigation services, and active adjustable suspension.
Chassis Code: WH805L
Weight: 1646-1823 kg
Engines: QS25-GDAT 2.5L I4 DOHC, LZ3-ACE GDMTE 3.0L I6 DOHC Turbo
Power: 215 HP @ 6000 RPM, 373 HP @ 6000 RPM
Torque: 189 lb-ft @ 5300 RPM, 373 lb-ft @ 3000 RPM
Transmission: 6-Speed AvanTec
0-100 km/h: 7.7s, 5.0s-4.6s
80-120 km/h: 5.6s, 3.5s-3.2s
Top Speed: 212 km/h, 264 km/h
Fuel Economy: (Ci/Co/HW)
2.5L: 23/27/34 MPG
3.0L: 22/26/31 MPG
3.0L SM-AWS: 21/24/29 MPG
starting at ¥4,146,320 (~$36,670)