The 2019 Bajaj Dominar gets nifty updates including new USD forks for better handling and ride quality
We have got some really good news for the Dominar fans out there! Bajaj is set to give their flagship offering some major updates once again. Recently the soon to be launched 2019 Bajaj Dominar was spotted while being tested and we are honestly happy to see the changes that it carried with it.
To begin with many complained about the Dominar’s stiff ride quality and to address that issue Bajaj has equipped the motorcycle with upside down forks which definitely will help improve its handling and ride quality. Although we are still not sure whether Bajaj will make some tweaks to the rear monoshock setup as well alongside the front suspension to balance things.
Another interesting update seen on this Dominar comes in the form of a new pseudo twin exhaust end-can which replaces the current exhaust. Towards the front you can also notice a slightly bigger radiator grille, now this can mean two things either Bajaj will power the new Dominar with KTM’s DOHC motor which will make it BS6 ready unit.
Or Bajaj might have used a bigger Radiator to perhaps cool the engine faster during long rides. We won’t be too surprised if Bajaj equips their updated motorcycle with ride by wire throttle system for better throttle response and improved top end performance.
As far as the powertrain is concerned the Dominar will be powered by the same 373cc single-cylinder engine which produces 34.5hp and 35Nm of torque. However, with all the above-mentioned changes you might see a slight bump in the power output as well.
The braking duties on the motorcycle will be taken care by the same 320 mm disc at the front and 230 mm disc at the rear. There is a fair chance that Bajaj might make ABS as standard with the new Dominar as well. Lastly, there will be some new paint schemes on offer too (we want Bajaj to bring those black alloys badly!).
With all these changes, Bajaj will definitely hike the pricing of the updated Dominar by at least 10-15 thousand more than the existing motorcycle. The Dominar will continue to rival the likes of the RE Classic, Thunderbird and the Honda CBR 250R and will be launched in the next couple of months.