After much waiting, Bajaj Dominar 2019 edition is ready for launch. Ahead of that, Bajaj conducted media rides at an event in Pune, where official details about the motorcycle were revealed. Price has not been revealed.
New Dominar features USD fork in the front, new exhaust with twin muffler that allows delivering a deeper rumble, a handlebar mounted digital instrument console and a tank mounted display unit offering information on gear position, odometer, average fuel levels, average speed, trip time, fuel range and time.
The LCD display will also indicate low oil pressure, coolant temperature, low battery, service reminder and side stand indicator. There will also be amber display indicator icons for ABS, high beam, neutral indicator, malfunction, turn indicator, generic alarm and RPM limit.
2019 Dominar 400 continues with the same LED headlamp set up. It gets new 17” alloy wheels finished in a silver and black color scheme, and fitted with MRF tyres. Braking is via Bybre 320mm disc brake in the front and 220 mm disc brake at the rear. Dual ABS is standard. In terms of dimensions, the 2019 Dominar 400 will be much the same as its earlier variant, except for added width which will now stand at 836mm as against an earlier 813mm and kerb weight, which has been increased from 182 kgs to 184 kgs.
Engine specifications also get detailed. 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 will be powered by a Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC) setup as is also seen on the KTM Duke 390. The 373.3cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine will offer 40 PS power at 8,650 rpm and 35 Nm torque at 7,000 rpm mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The new engine ensures quicker acceleration and higher top speed.
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 could be priced higher, by around Rs.15,000-20,000, as compared to its current counterpart which carries a price tag of Rs.1.63 lakhs. With launch date a week from now, new Dominar will take on the likes of Honda CB300R, BMW G310R, etc.