The XR200, a development of the XL185 trail bike, was produced from 1980 until 2002. Like XL185, the XR200 had twin rear shocks and an ohc 2-valve air-cooled engine with kick-start only. Although the XR200's power output was modest, the bike was much smaller and lighter than the XR250, and it suited club and girl riders. Due to its lightness and ground clearance it made an excellent backwoods bike. Drum brakes were fitted front and rear. Having neither battery nor electric start, the driving lights shone only when the engine was running. Some years had no headlights.