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Indian two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto has increased the prices of the Dominar 400. It is the fourth price hike for the Bajaj Dominar 400 in 2018 and the sports cruiser will be dearer by Rs 2,000. Bajaj Auto had previously increased the prices of Dominar 400 in May 2018 and within three months the prices have gone up again.
With the latest price hike, the Bajaj Dominar 400 non-ABS variant is priced at Rs 1.48 lakh and the ABS model of the sports cruiser carries a price tag of Rs 1.62 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom (Delhi). The Bajaj Dominar 400 was launched in December 2016 with a starting price of Rs 1.36 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi).
Since its launch in India, the prices of the Bajaj Dominar 400 has been increased by around Rs 12,000. In January 2018, Bajaj Auto introduced the 2018 edition of the Dominar 400 with new colour schemes and golden alloy wheels. Mechanically, the motorcycle remains the same.
The Bajaj Dominar 400 draws power from a KTM-sourced 373cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 34.5bhp and 35Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox assisted by a slipper clutch. Bajaj also offers dual-channel ABS as an optional feature.
The Bajaj Dominar 400 is equipped with telescopic forks up front and monoshock suspension set up at the rear. Braking duties are handled by disc brakes at both the ends. The kerb weight of the Dominar 400 stands at a hefty 182kg and the sports cruiser can reach a top speed of 145km/h.
Despite the price hike, the Bajaj Dominar 400 offers an impeccable value for money in its segment. But Bajaj Auto manages to retail around 1,000 units a month in the domestic market as opposed to its target of selling 10,000 units of the bike. But the Dominar 400 has a good demand in several export markets.
Thoughts On The Bajaj Dominar 400 Price Hike
Bajaj Auto has increased the prices of the Dominar 400 for the fourth time in 2018. The reason behind the price hike is still unknown. But the Dominar 400 still remains to be a value for money product as compared to its rivals. Th Bajaj Dominar 400 is pitted against the Royal Enfield cruisers and the Mahindra Mojo XT300 and UT300.