Bajaj Auto India has launched the Dominar 250 at an introductory price of Rs 1.60 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country. The company had released a couple of teaser images and videos of the new bike on its various social media handles. It will be the second company motorcycle in the Dominar portfolio as until now it only had the Dominar 400. Bajaj Dominar 250 is offered in a single fully-loaded variant with several features borrowed from the elder sibling. The bookings for the Dominar 250 had started last week across the country.
The motorcycle had been spotted numerous times as test mule on the countryside roads. Although, the spied mules were heavily camouflaged but it still gave an idea about the overall styling of the new bike. Bajaj Dominar 250 retains the silhouette from the 400 model while other exterior elements include a V-shaped LED headlight with black cowl, split seat setup and a sculpted fuel tank. The bike rides on newly designed alloy wheels while boasting of LED tail-lamp cluster and an all digital instrument cluster. It is offered in two color options: Red-Black & All-Black. The suspension duties are helmed by a 37mm USD telescopic forks at the front while there is multi-step adjustable mono-shock at the rear.
The braking responsibilities are donned by 300mm disc at the front and 230mm disc at the rear with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard safety feature. Bajaj Dominar 250 is powered by a 248.77cc single-cylinder engine which delivers top power of 27bhp at 8500rpm and peak torque of 23.5Nm at 6500rpm. The bike can do the 0-100kmph sprint in merely 10.5 seconds. The front and rear wheel size is same at 17-inches which has been shod with 100/80 tubeless rubber and 130/70 tubeless rubber tyres, respectively. Bajaj Dominar 250 will challenge the likes of KTM Duke 250, Husqvarna Svartpilen 250, Husqvarna Vitpilen 250, Yamaha FZ25, Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Honda CBR 250R in the Indian market.