Bajaj Dominar 200 Launch in Offing?


For Bajaj Auto, the Dominar 400 has been a success. Taking the template of Ducati Diavel and using it to make a smaller bike has worked wonders. However, Bajaj had more help than just in the design department. At its disposal was the KTM 390 Duke/RC 390‘s 373cc single. All it had to was to make the motor more civilised for daily use. The Dominar 200 is a different beast in that respect. Can it be as successful as the Dominar 400? Let’s find out by taking a look at Bajaj Dominar 200 price, specifications, features and other details. Do keep in mind that Dominar 200 launch may take place in April 2018 at a price of Rs 1,10,000.

Bajaj Dominar 200 may look like the Dominar 400

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Bajaj Dominar 200 Price

Standard variant Price* Rs 1,10,000
ABS Variant Price* Rs 1,25,000

*estimated prices ex-showroom Delhi

The Bajaj Dominar 200 will make use of the same engine as the Pulsar RS 200 (derived from KTM 200 Duke/RC 200). Also, it will be detuned a bit in the Dominar application. To keep costs in check, we think the Dominar 200 will come with a single-channel ABS unit.

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Bajaj Dominar 200 Launch Date

Launch Date April 2018

While we think the Bajaj Dominar 200 will come to the market in April, we feel the bike maker will show it at Auto Expo 2018. This is because the Dominar look quite striking (more on this later) and in concept form, it attracted many eyeballs at previous auto expos. All the more reason to show it at Auto Expo 2018.

Bajaj Dominar 200 may junk Dominar 400's LED headlamps for projector units

Also Read: Should You Buy The Bajaj Dominar 400?

Bajaj Dominar 200 Specifications

Engine displacement and type 200cc, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, SOHC, single cylinder
Power 21PS
Torque 16Nm
Transmission 6-speed
Suspension (front/rear) Telescopic forks/Nitrox monoshock
Brakes (front/rear) Single 300mm disc with ABS/Single 230mm disc

Like we said earlier, the Bajaj Dominar 200’s specs will be similar to those of Pulsar RS 200. The difference arises in power and torque figures, which are on lower side for the smaller Dominar. However, the rest of the components should stay the same. Another thing to note here is that Dominar 200 will have retuned suspension. Expect its gear ratios to also be redone.

Bajaj Dominar 200 Mileage

City Mileage 36 kmpl
Highway Mileage 40 kmpl

Having a detuned engine in comparison to Pulsar RS 200 means the Dominar 200 will offer better mileage. However, don’t expect it to offer way better mileage over its Pulsar counterpart. This is because the Pulsar RS 200 has a full fairing to help it in aerodynamics department. The Dominar 200? Well, let’s just wish the wind blast is manageable at highway speeds on this bike.

Bajaj Dominar 200 Top Speed

Top Speed 130 kmph

In its detuned state, the 200cc engine of Bajaj Dominar 200 should be able to push it to a top speed of 130kmph. Again, the lack of a fairing hurt this bike’s chances of doing higher speeds. The engine’s detuned state is of no help to the bike in this department either.

bajaj dominar top speed speedometer

Bajaj Dominar 200 Features

  • Single-channel ABS
  • LED taillamps
  • Projector headlamps
  • Disc brakes front and rear
  • Fuel-injected engine
  • Upright ergonomics
  • Digital speedo console
  • Aircraft-type fuel filler cap
  • Split grab rails

Just like any other Bajaj motorcycle, the Dominar 200 is packed with features. Yes, it does have to cut some corners to keep costs down. However, the Bajaj Dominar 200 still offers quite a list of features for its price, which is commendable.

Bajaj Dominar 200 Design Review

The elder sibling of the Bajaj Dominar 200, the Dominar 400, has a universally-likeable design. Bajaj touts this design to be inspired by a lion’s stance. The fact is that this bike looks well-proportioned. Since wires have been hidden well, the exposed bits like engine look clean on this bike. Expect the Dominar 200 to look similar to maintain that familiarity, in terms of design, with its elder sibling. We do think that Bajaj will give it different alloy wheels to ensure it can be differentiated from its elder brother with ease. Also, it may not have LED DRLs to keep costs down. For this very reason, Bajaj may use projector headlamps (Pulsar 220) on Dominar 200 than LED headlamps from Dominar 400.

Bajaj Dominar 200 may come with single-channel ABS

Stay tuned to Car Blog India as we bring you more on Bajaj Dominar 200.

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  1. The next upcoming Dominar 200 should be in dual Channel ABS not in single Channel ABS bcoz now days people didn’t want to buy an uncomplet bike & I’m sure Dominar sale will go low in days…

  2. I reviewed the dominor 400,but I will still go for the 200 one.If I can know the month of it’s launch,I can even book it now,as my present Pulsar 150 is very old.


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