Bajaj has launched the Dominar 400 in India for an introductory starting from Rs. 1,36,000 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) for the non-ABS variant. It marks the 2nd brand debut for the manufacturer this year (after ‘V’) and is their fastest and most advanced bike till date. Booking are currently open for an amount of Rs. 9000/- (online only) and deliveries will commence by January 2017.
The Dominar 400 will only retail from 80 showrooms across 22 cities in India in the initial phase.
- Bajaj Dominar 400 standard- INR 1.36 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
- Bajaj Dominar 400 ABS INR – 1.5 lakh (Ex-showroom,Delhi)
- Midnight Blue
- Twilight Plum
- Moon White
Bajaj has stressed that the bike’s operating altitude is 0-18,380 feet. This 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.
Bajaj targets to sell 15,000 a month and 2 lakh units a year of the Bajaj Dominar 400, gaining 20 per cent of the performance motorcycle segment. The bike will be exported to Europe, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines
The Bajaj Dominar 400 competes against the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Mahindra Mojo and 2017 KTM 200 Duke. With all the exciting features and a mouth watering introductory price, the bike has just taken the top spot in India’s Value-for-money motorcycles.
Bajaj Dominar 400- Available Cities in India