Bajaj Dominar 400 Launch on December 15 |volkswagun

April 29, 2017

Bajaj Dominar 400 Launch on December 15

The Pulsar range comprises of bikes with engines ranging from 135cc to 220cc. And while the Pulsar has been highly successful with bringing affordable performance to Indian bike buyers, Bajaj thinks it’s apt to sell its upcoming 400cc bike under different branding. Hence, it earlier came to light that the highly awaited Pulsar CS400 will be called the Kratos. However, the bike was re-named again. The production-spec Pulsar CS400 aka Pulsar VS400 aka Kratos VS400 (phew!) has been re-christened to Dominar 400. Dominar is the Spanish word for the ‘one who dominates’. The upcoming Dominar range is likely to see more bikes under its umbrella. Read on for Bajaj Dominar 400 Price, Launch Date, Mileage, Top Speed, Specifications.

bajaj dominar 400
Seen here is one of the latest images of the Bajaj Dominar 400

As we said, Bajaj is likely to introduce more bikes in the Dominar series. One of these is likely to be the production-spec Pulsar SS400.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Launch Date

ModelLaunch Date
Dominar 400December 15, 2016

The Bajaj Dominar 400 launch date is December 15, 2016. The Dominar 400 was earlier expected to launch in October. However, BAL thought it best to push the launch to year-end and focus on meeting high demands in the festive season. Bookings for the Dominar 400 could commence anytime now. Powering the Dominar 400 is the same 373cc engine from Duke 390. However, this motor has been tuned differently for the Dominar. The Dominar 400 will be the second new Bajaj bike to launch in 2016. The manufacturer earlier launched the V15 this year.

The microsite for the upcoming Bajaj Dominar 400 has also gone LIVE! While it does not reveal much about the bike, there are a couple of teaser images available. Also, prospective buyers can register for an exclusive preview of the upcoming Bajaj motorcycle.


Also See- List of all Upcoming Bajaj Pulsar bikes in India | Pulsar VS400 vs Mahindra Mojo

Bajaj Dominar 400 Price in India

With Single-Channel ABSRs. 1.68 Lakh
With Dual-Channel ABSRs 1.80 Lakh

The Bajaj Dominar 400 prices could start at Rs 1.68 Lakh. The high-end Dominar could cost Rs 1.80 lakh. The upcoming Bajaj bike will be positioned below the 390 Duke. Production of the 400cc Dominar has already commenced.

bajaj dominar 400 spy photo

The Dominar 400 will become the most expensive Bajaj bike ever. It will share many cycle parts with the 390 Duke. Its performance will stand at par with that from its rivals. The Dominar’s world-class design is likely to have many takers. To us, it has a faint resemblance with the Ducati Diavel.

Also See- New Avenger | Pulsar VS400 vs KTM 390 Duke | Suzuki Gixxer 250

Bajaj Dominar 400 Images

Bajaj recently commenced the production of the Dominar 400. Seen above are some images from the production line.

Also See: New Pulsar 150 | Pulsar 150 AS Price | Modified Pulsar 220 | TVS Apache RTR300

Bajaj Dominar 400 Specifications

Engine Displacement373.2 cc, Triple Spark Plug
Power35 BHP @ 9,000 RPM
Torque33 Nm@ 7,000 RPM
Number of Cylinders1
Transmission6-Speed Manual
Front Brake300 mm Disc
Rear Brake230 mm Disc
Front SuspensionTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionGas-charged Monoshock
Wheel Size17-Inch
Wheel TypeAlloy
TiresMRF Tubeless

Powering the Dominar 400 is a 373 cc, single-cylinder engine. Basically, this engine comes from the KTM 390 Duke. For the Dominar, however, it has been tuned differently. Max. power-torque output for the Dominar stands at 35 PS-33 Nm. While this makes the Dominar 400 much less powerful than the Duke 390, it’s likely to enjoy a higher mileage.

Unlike the Pulsar CS400 concept, this bike misses out on upside down front forks. Braking duties are courtesy of disc brakes at both ends. The bike also gets 17-inch alloy, ABS and gas-charged monoshock.

bajaj dominar 400 launch date date images side profile

Bajaj Dominar 400 Mileage

City 27 KMPL
Highway 33 KMPL
Overall 30 KMPL

Thanks to a lower power than 390 Duke, this bike will have a mileage of roughly 30 kmpl.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Top Speed

Top Speed155 KMPH

Here’s a video showing Dominar’s acceleration run.

Also See- New Bajaj Platina ComforTec Gives 104 KMPL

Bajaj Dominar 400 Features

  • LED Headlamps
  • All-Digital Speedo Console
  • Gear-shift Indicator
  • Front and Rear Disc Brakes
  • Split Seats
  • Stylish black Alloy Wheels
  • Stylish End-can
  • Tank Extensions
  • Split Grab Rails
  • Tank Guard
  • Backlit Switchgear
  • Gas-Charged Monoshock Rear Suspension
  • Aircraft-type Fuel Filler Cap
  • MRF Tubeless Tires
  • Engine Cowl
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Stylish Twin LED Taillamps
  • Auto-cancelling indicators
  • LED turn indicators

Bajaj Dominar 400 Review Video

Bajaj Dominar 400 Design Review

The Bajaj Dominar 400 looks almost exactly like the CS400. We are really impressed by the world-class design. We feel that the design of the Dominar takes a wee bit of inspiration from the Ducati Diavel. The Dominar will excite many. Its front fascia has an aggressive styling. The LED headlamps make the bike look futuristic. However, unlike the CS400, the Dominar misses out on USDs.

Other highlights are – muscular tank, aggressive headlamp, sporty tail section and LED taillamps. The Bajaj Dominar 400 won’t have any garish body graphics.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Colours

The Dominar 400 will be available in Red, Blue, and Yellow.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Competition

The main rivals of this bike include-

  • Mahindra Mojo 300
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan
  • Upcoming BMW G310 R

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on the Bajaj Dominar 400 price in India, launch date, top speed, mileage, review and specifications.

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