2019 Bajaj Dominar 1st owners take delivery – Green and Black colour on sale

The new Dominar 400 sees many changes in terms of design. It also gets a more powerful engine.

All new 2019 Bajaj Dominar deliveries have officially started from this week. First owners have already been handed over the bikes in Pune, Mumbai, Thane, and other cities. Price starts from Rs 1.74 lakhs, ex-sh, Delhi; which is Rs 12k more than older Dominar. There are vital differences between the old and new Dominar.

For starters, the bike gains in weight and power. It is now heavier by 2 kgs, power has been increased by 5 PS to 40 PS and in terms of design, features, performance and speed as well, there are notable changes. Feature updates include a new color scheme in black and green, different graphics and black and chrome finished wheels that take the place of the golden colored ones seen on the outgoing counterpart.

Significant changes on the 2019 Bajaj Dominar includes dual exhausts which emit a throatier sound, metallic finished USD front forks and machine cut alloy wheels in a dual tone color scheme. The headlamps is same as before, all LED unit with reflectors, but it now gets a new central focal point for better visibility. There is also a new instrument display in a dot matrix format, offering information on fuel efficiency, average speed, trip time and fuel to dry besides indicating next service due.

The 2019 Dominar 400 continues with similar body panels seen on its earlier counterpart but graphics have been changed for an overall more attractive look. Other changes include wider crash guards, bungee cord fasteners placed under the seat for baggage or panniers. The seat gets heat stamped with the company logo, seat height is maintained at the same level as seen on the earlier Dominar.

Though the 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 will be powered by the same 373.3 liquid cooled DOHC engine as seen on its outgoing counterpart, peak power is now achieved at 8,650 rpm, 650 rpm above the old version which offered 35 PS at 8,000 rpm, while torque remains the same at 35 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The engine gets mated to a 6 speed transmission with slipper clutch.

Bajaj has also reworked suspension and braking. It gets rear monoshock for improved ride quality while braking is via 320mm front and 230mm rear disc brakes. The front disc brakes come in with radially mounted calipers as against axially mounted ones seen on the outgoing model. These new updates add an extra 2 kgs to overall weight which now stands at 184 kgs.

Commenting on the Dominar 2019 upgrade, Mr. Sarang Kanade, President – Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto Ltd said, “Dominar 400 has been able to create a strong following for itself and has become the preferred choice for city riders and long distance tourers, alike. Customers have pushed the bike into extreme long distance and challenging geographies with aplomb, which inspired us to strengthen the sports tourer credentials in the new Dominar.”