2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 UG gets a more powerful DOHC engine, up-side-down front fork and many other changes and has been launched in India priced at Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom).
– The 373.3-cc single cylinder engine now gets the DOHC setup and makes 40 PS, which is 5 PS more than before
– Weight has gone up by 2 kg but power-to-weight ratio has improved
– New 43-mm USD Fork similar to the KTM 390 Duke improves agility
– It now comes with dual-barrel tailpipe with a sporty exhaust note
– Improved seat cushion for more comfortable long distance riding
– Bungee straps under the rear seat to mount luggage
– Reprofiled headlamp to make it look more compact than before
– Stronger new side-stand
– Better brakes for stronger bite
– Split digital instrument console now offers a dynamic fuel economy and gets a gear indicator
– New Auroral Green body colour and Matt Black colours introduced (Image source: Facebook)
The 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 UG replaces the conventional telescopic fork for a new upside-down (USD) unit, while the 320-mm front disc is now mounted on the left side and gets radial callipers. The instrument cluster has received a few updates and Bajaj have also sharpened the anti-lock braking system (ABS) to aid maximum braking. The weight has gone up by 2 kgs thanks to the USD fork and double-barrel exhaust system, tipping the scale at 184 kg now. Thankfully, the 373.3 cc single-cylinder, triple spark engine now makes 40 PS which helps improve the power-to-weight ratio to 217 PS/tonne. In terms of features, the Bajaj Dominar facelift also gets improved digital instrument cluster which displays additional information like real-time fuel economy and gear indicator.
We have already reviewed the Bajaj Dominar 400 UG and you can read about it here: 2019 Bajaj Dominar UG Facelift Review
With these changes, the new Dominar seems like an exciting motorcycle that hopes to shake the market with its aggressive price of Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom), which is a hike of about Rs 10,500 over the outgoing model.