The country’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto has today launched its most awaited bike, the Bajaj Dominar 250, in the domestic market. Adorned with a very attractive look and strong engine capacity, the starting price of this bike has been fixed at just Rs 1.60 lakh, which is cheaper by about Rs 30,000 as compared to the current Dominar 400. In the market, this bike will directly compete with the naked-looking bike KTM Duke 250.
The company has given this bike a similar design as the Dominar 400. Its body graphics, dual-tone panels, LED headlamps, and AHO lights have been used. In this bike, the company has used a liquid-cooled engine with a single cylinder of 248cc capacity. Which generates power of 25bhp and torque of 23.5Nm. Its engine has been designed as per the new BS6 standards, in addition to it, a 6-speed gearbox has been included.
Bajaj Dominar 250 Look
The look of the Dominar 250 is similar to that of the Dominar 400. It has LED headlamps, a digital instrument cluster, and a twin-barrel exhaust. The bike has 17-inch alloy wheels. 300 mm disc brakes have been given in its front and 230 mm in the rear.
Suspension & Fuel Tank
Talking about the suspension of the small Dominar, the upside-down fork in the front and the monoshock are given in the rear. The length of the bike is 2,156 mm, width 836 mm, height 1,112 mm, and Velebus 1,453 mm. Its fuel tank is 13-liters and the bike weighs 180 kg.
Two color options
The Bajaj Dominar 250 is available in two color options, including Canyon Red and Wine Black. The collision of this new bike in the market will be from the recently launched Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250. The price of both these bikes is 1.80 lakh rupees.
Power and speed
The company claims that the Dominar 250 accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 10.5 seconds. And the maximum speed of this bike is 132 kilometers per hour.
The Bajaj Dominar 250 is powered by a 248.8cc, fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine sourced from the KTM 250 Duke. This engine generates 26.6bhp of power at 8,500 rpm and 23.5 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. However, the same engine in the KTM 250 Duke generates 29.6 bhp of power at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm of torque at 7,500 rpm.
Bajaj Dominar 250 Design
In terms of design, the Dominar 250 overall looks similar to the Dominar 400. It will get digital instrument cluster, twin-barrel exhaust and LED headlamps. This motorcycle gets 17-inch alloy wheels. The bike has a disc brake of 300 mm in the front and 230 mm in the rear.
Talking about the dimensions of the Dominar 250, its length is 2,156 mm, width 836 mm, height 1,112 mm, and wheelbase 1,453 mm. Its fuel tank is 13-liters and the bike weighs 180 kg. The bike gets an upside-down fork at the front and a mono-shock suspension at the rear.
Braking and suspension
The Dominar 250 has 300 mm disc brakes in the front and 230 mm in the rear. The bike is equipped with dual-channel ABS. Talking of the suspension, there is upside-down forks in the front and mono-shock suspension in the rear.
Bajaj Dominar 250 Price
The Bajaj Dominar 250 is priced at Rs 1.60 lakh. This is the ex-showroom price in Delhi. This bike is 30 thousand rupees cheaper than the Dominar 400 and 40 thousand rupees from the KTM 250 Duke.
Bajaj Dominar 250 Specifications
|Max Power:||26.63 bhp @ 8,500 rpm|
|Max Torque:||23.5 Nm @ 6,500 rpm|
|Valves Per Cylinder:||4|
|Spark Plugs:||2 Per Cylinder|
|Cooling System:||Liquid Cooled|
|Transmission:||6 Speed Manual|
|Transmission Type:||Chain Drive|
|Clutch:||Wet, Multiplate with ANS|
|Fuel Delivery System:||Fuel Injection|
|Fuel Tank Capacity:||13 litres|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity:||0 litres|
|Riding Range:||442 Km|
|Mileage – ARAI:||35 kmpl|
|Mileage – Owner Reported:||34 kmpl|
Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
|Braking System:||Dual Channel ABS|
|Front Brake Type:||Disc|
|Front Brake Size:||300 mm|
|Rear Brake Type:||Disc|
|Rear Brake Size:||230 mm|
|Front Wheel Size:||17 inch|
|Rear Wheel Size:||17 inch|
|Front Tyre Size:||100/80-17″ Tubeless|
|Rear Tyre Size:||130/70-17″ Tubeless|
|Front Suspension:||Telescopic, 37mm USD Fork, 135mm travel|
|Rear Suspension:||Multi-step adjustable Mono shock with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110mm|
Dimensions & Chassis
|Kerb Weight:||180 kg|
|Overall Length:||2,156 mm|
|Overall Width:||836 mm|
|Overall Height:||836 mm|
|Ground Clearance:||157 mm|
|Seat Height:||800 mm|
|Chassis Type:||Beam type perimeter frame|
Bajaj Dominar 250 Features
|DRLs (Daytime running lights):||Yes|
|Mobile App Connectivity:||No|
|GPS & Navigation:||No|
|USB charging port:||No|
|Front storage box:||No|
|Under seat storage:||No|
|AHO (Automatic Headlight On):||No|
|No. of Tripmeters:||2|
|Low Fuel Indicator:||Yes|
|Low Oil Indicator:||Yes|
|Low Battery Indicator:||Yes|
|Digital Fuel Guage:||Yes|
|Start Type:||Electric Start|
|Electric System:||12V DC|
|Battery:||12V, 8Ah VRLA|
|Headlight Type:||LED with AHO, 10 units|
|Headlight Bulb Type:||—|
|Brake/Tail Light:||LED Tail Lamp|