Modenas unveils Dominar D400 Sports Tourer from RM13,788

By JAY WONG | 19 April 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Modenas has finally brought in a big bike with the launch of the Dominar D400 Sports Tourer. This is the first big bike in nearly 20 years from Modenas.

Priced from RM13,788 with a two-year or 24,000km and five free services, the D400 features a six-speed manual gearbox with an assisted slipper-clutch to manage the 373cc single-piston motor with four valves and a digitally controlled triple-spark ignition system (DTS-i).

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The motor is fed by a 13-litre fuel tank to produce 35hp at 8,000rpm and 35Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. Additionally, the motor is touted to provide 28Nm of torque at just 3,000rpm.

The 182kg (kerb) bike has a 1,453mm wheelbase and measures in at 2,156mm-long, 813mm-wide and 1,112mm-tall.

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The beam-type perimeter frame is suspended by 43mm front telescopic forks, while the rear gets perched up by an adjustable multi-step Nitrox mono-shock absorber.

Slowing the bike are the two-piston (front) and single-piston (rear) Bybre callipers that bite down on the 320mm (front) and 230mm (rear) discs that comes with a two-channel anti-lock braking system - all of which have been mounted on the 17-inch wheels wearing 110/70 (front) and 150/60 tyres.

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Other equipment include LEDs for the front automatic headlamps with daytime-time running lights and rear lights and  a split reverse LCD speedometer to provide better clarity for the rider.

"The demand for street bikes is set to grow with the increasing preference among youth who enjoy carving out a a fast-paced lifestyle for themselves," said DRB-Hicom CEO (automotive distribution, defence, manufacturing and engineering) Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah.

"This new model will undoubtedly enrich the riding experience of the average Malaysian motorcycle enthusiast."

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