Bajaj has launched the Dominar 400 in India for a price starting from Rs . The bike marks the 2nd brand debut for the manufacturer this year (after ‘V’) and is their fastest bike till date.
Bajaj has stressed that the bike’s operating altitude is 0-18,380 feet, which shows their intention of fighting Royal Enfield, which have long since been used for mountain/Himalayan travels in India.
Powering the motorcycle is a Duke 390 sourced 373.2 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled motor, producing 34.5bhp@ 8000 RPM and 35 Nm at 6500 RPM. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission.0-100 kmph is reached in 8.23 seconds while its top speed is claimed at 148 kmph.
- Length – 2156 mm
- Width – 813 mm
- Height – 1112 mm
Suspension duties on the Bajaj Dominar 400 are done by telescopic front forks and rear monoshock. 320 mm front and 230 mm rear disc brakes are provided, complimented by dual channel ABS. These along with the 110/70 R17 radial front and 150/60 R17 radial rear tyres help to bring the bike from 100-0 kmph in 46.19 metres
Speaking at the event, Mr Rajiv Bajaj said:
Dominar will change the face of motorcycling in India just like Pulsar did in 2001.
With Pulsar and Avenger series, as well as the KTM brand, Bajaj Auto now holds a 45 per cent market share in the sports bike segment
The ‘D’ in Dominar stands for differentiation. To take on the leader in this segment everything must be different from the competition
The Bajaj Dominar 400 has a gorgeous, low-slung design. Its seating is upright and comfortable, which is required of the tourer segment. Some of its features include LED headlamp cluster with Auto Headlamps On (AHO) function, fully digital instrument console with secondary display on the fuel tank, slipper clutch and Diavel style twin-LED taillights
- Ground clearance -157 mm
- Kerb weight- 182 kg
- Fuel tank- 13 liters.
The Bajaj Dominar 400 competes against the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Mahindra Mojo and 2017 KTM 200 Duke.