Bajaj Dominar 400 name confirmed, launch scheduled on December 15

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After many speculations and reports, Bajaj Auto has confirmed that its biggest and most powerful motorcycle will be christened as the Dominar 400. The Dominar 400 — which, in Spanish, translates “to excel or exceed in power” — will be unveiled in India on December 15, 2016. As reported earlier, the first batch of Dominar 400 motorcycles have already been rolled out from Bajaj Auto’s Chakan Plant.

Bajaj aims to sell about 10,000 units of the Dominar 400 per month. While the number seems a bit too optimistic, Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director of Bajaj Auto, insists that it isn’t, as the motorcycle will be pitched squarely against the Royal Enfield clan. Royal Enfield, which mainly deals in 350-500cc segment, manages to shift around 50,000 motorcycles per month.

Also Read – VIDEO: Watch the Bajaj Dominar 400 go for a ride and hear its exhaust note

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Image of Bajaj CS400 (now Dominar 400) concept for representation purpose only

Powering duties would be provided by a 373cc, liquid cooled single cylinder engine that will be tuned to produce 35 hp at 8000 rpm. The Dominar 400 will also feature a full LED headlamps (a first for an Indian motorcycle), ABS (likely to be an optional feature), a fully digital, split instrument cluster, back-lit switch-gear, and a mono shock suspension at the rear.

Speaking about the upcoming launch Eric Vas, President (Motorcycle Business), Bajaj Auto, “We are delighted to announce the name of the most anticipated brand from the Bajaj Auto stable. The Dominar 400 has already created lot of excitement amongst bikers, which is befitting for what’s going to be one of the most path breaking products in the history of the Indian motorcycle industry.”

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We’d be bringing you all the LIVE details from the launch event so don’t forget to tune into Motoroids for all the latest updates. Meanwhile, share your views about the Dominar 400 through the comments section below.

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