Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued — Removed From Company Website

Bajaj has discontinued the sale of the non-ABS variant of their Dominar 400 motorcycle. The Bajaj Dominar 400 non-ABS has also been removed from the company's website, leaving just the ABS variant on sale.

The Bajaj Dominar 400 now comes with a starting price of Rs 1.63 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). Bajaj also updated the Dominar 400 in January this year, bringing a number of subtle updates. Since the update, Bajaj for various reasons has also hiked prices of the Dominar 400 four times, since the start of the year.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued Ahead Of 2019 Safety Regulation

The discontinuation of the non-ABS Dominar 400 is mainly due to the low sales figures. Bajaj stated that potential customers prefer the costlier ABS version and hence decided to stop sales of the non-ABS variant.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued Ahead Of 2019 Safety Regulation

Bajaj is now planning to update the current model, yet again, this time with significant changes. The new Bajaj Dominar 400 will come with revised styling, upside-down front forks, muscular tyre hugger, large belly pan and a large radiator grille as well. Also, the front brakes on 2019 Dominar 400 will come with the front disc repositioned on the left side of the motorcycle.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued Ahead Of 2019 Safety Regulation

The Dominar will continue to be powered by the same 373.5cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. It produces 34.5bhp and 35Nm of torque and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The current model comes with telescopic front forks and a monoshock at the rear. Braking is handled by disc brakes at both the front and rear, supported by dual-channel ABS as standard.

Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued Ahead Of 2019 Safety Regulation

Thoughts On The Bajaj Dominar 400 Non-ABS Discontinued

The discontinuation of the non-ABS variant of the Dominar 400 comes in view of the upcoming safety regulation of April-2019, which makes ABS mandatory. The Bajaj Dominar 400 rivals the likes of the KTM Duke 390, TVS Apache RR310 and the Royal Enfield 350 in the Indian market.

 

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Article Published On: Monday, November 26, 2018, 15:24 [IST]
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