Indian manufacturer Bajaj have pulled the covers off their new Dominar 400, which features their DTS-I triple spark technology.
Yes, three spark plugs, on a single-cylinder bike. Aside from their own bikes, Bajaj also manufactures the small capacity KTMs, which is the source of the 390 engine in the Dominar.
‘Yes, three spark plugs, on a single- cylinder bike’
So how has it got three spark plugs? It’s much like you’d imagine – there are three spark plugs in the ignition chamber, each giving their own spark. Bajaj say this significantly cleans up the combustion stroke, and therefore the exhaust gases.
The knock-on effect of which is to reduce the size of the catalytic converter required, making the bike a lot cheaper to manufacture and reducing bulk. The tech doesn’t end there either. There’s a full-colour TFT dash, auto-on LED headlights and dual-channel ABS, too.
There’s no mention of the UK at the moment, but the Dominar is on sale in India for approximately £1770.
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