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Bajaj Dominar 2018 Edition Launched In India: What New Features The Bike Is Offering

Bajaj Dominar 2018 Edition is going to compete with the likes of Royal Enfield Himalayan, Mahindra Mojo, and TVS Apache RR 310

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Indian two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto has launched the 2018 edition of its premium bike - the Bajaj Dominar 400, in the country for Rs 142,109 (disc variant), and Rs 156,270 (dual channel ABS variant) (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).

Bajaj Dominar 2018 carries the same technical specifications as the previous edition. However, the 2018 variant features few minor cosmetic changes.

Bajaj Auto has introduced the Dominar 2018 collection with the launch of new three colours - Rock Matte Black, Canyon Red and Glacier Blue. The new collection also comes with Gold Dust alloy wheels.

All these comes at no extra cost.

First launched in December 2016, the new 2018 collection is to commemorate the first anniversary celebration of Dominar 400, said Eric Vas, President – Motorcycles, Bajaj Auto.

Vas further added by saying, "Within one year, the bike has created a strong following for itself. It 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 dedicate the new collection to these terrains it has dominated.”

The bike comes equipped with 373.3cc triple spark 4-valve DTS-i, closed fuel injection, liquid cooled engine. It gives out a maximum power of 35PS at 8,000rpm and peak torque of 35Nm at 6,500rpm. The engine is mated with a 6-speed gearbox.

Bajaj Dominar 400 propels from 0-100 km/hr in 8.23 seconds.

Some of its features include full mosaic shaped LED headlamp, large contoured tank, rear infinity lights, twin spar perimeter frame, new contoured stamped metal swing arm, 320mm front disc brake, and reverse LCD split speedometer.

From convenience perspective, the Dominar 400 has low-slung saddle, 43mm telescopic front forks with dual spring mono suspension, wide and low profile radial tyres, and slipper clutch that provides precise gear shifts.

It measures 2,156mm X 813mm X 1,112mm, with 1,453mm of wheelbase, 157mm of ground clearance, 182kg of kerb weight and 13L of fuel capacity.

The bike is going to compete with the likes of Royal Enfield Himalayan, Mahindra Mojo, and TVS Apache RR 310.