Sherco 2016 250 SEF-R

Very directly derived from the official machines running in the World Championships, the 250 is aready to win.

The fruit of 8 years’ development at the highest competition levels, the 250 Synerject 4-stroke injection engine block regales with roundness and power of full throttle.

The chassis is a perfect maneuverability-directional stability compromise for gaining seconds in the world championship’s special races… or your regional championship!

2016 2.5i Race Spec

Engine 4 stroke DOHC, 4 valve Sherco technology
Engine Size 248.6cc
Bore x Stroke 76 x 54.8mm
Fuel System Synerject digital electronic fuel injection
Cooling Liquid system with forced circulation
Starting Unique electric starting system
Battery 12 V / 4Ah Yuasa
Exhaust Stainless steel header pipe, stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter meets Euro 3 stds
Transmission 6 speed sequential gearbox, primary gear drive chain secondary drive
Clutch Hydraulic, multidisc in oil bath
Ignition Shihlin alternator 220 W
Chassis Half perimeter frame Chrome-Molybdenum
Fuel Tank 8.5 Liter fuel tank
Brakes Brembo front & rear with Ø260mm Front disc and Ø220mm Rear disc
Front suspension WP telescopic fork, Ø48mm tubes rebound and compression adjustable, 300mm of travel
Rear suspension WP Monoshock progressive rear suspension with aluminium control rods, adjustable for high & low speed compression and spring pre-load. 330mm of travel
Front wheel 1.60 x 21″ aluminum rim, steel spokes and Michelin Enduro Competition tube type
Rear wheel 2.15 x 18″ aluminum rim, steel spokes and Michelin Enduro Competition tube type
Weight 102 kg (225 lbs.)
Wheelbase 1480mm (58.27 in)
Ground clearance 355mm (13.78 in)
Seat height 950mm (34.25 in)

2016 Changes:


Keyless system

  • Contact button removed
  • No risk of dead battery in case the switch is accidentally left ON

Evolution of air box design

  • Easier access to air filter
  • Air box space increased, wiring protected

Electrical system : right side

  • Wiring diameter increased: improved resistance
  • Ultrasonic welding of wiring
  • Direct access to connections and diagnostic plug

Electrical system : left side

  • Wiring diameter increased: improved resistance
  • Ultrasonic welding of wiring

Reinforced subframe

  • Higher resistance
  • optimized Electric wiring integration
  • Adaptation support diagnosis connector
  • Direct access to electric connections and diagnosis plug

New front mudguard design

  • Improved protection
  • Rigidity increased (muddy conditions)
  • New appearance

Sherco designed handguards

  • Dual compound
  • Black polyamide provides support rigidity
  • Blue polyethylene provides a flexible protection with flex and return to position


Cylinder: new geometry

  • Improved rigidity, temperature resistance, performance and life
  • Blow-by effect reduced

Gearbox: Evolutions

  • New forged gears 2/3/4 higher mechanical resistance
  • Selection fork rollers are made from a stronger material
  • Increased life in hard conditions (MX & Sand)

Waterpump system: Evolutions

  • DLC Shaft treatment tribo finishing
  • New improved seal

New injection mapping

  • Improved performance
  • Reduced fuel consumption
  • Improved progressivity
  • Compatible with the keyless system

pdfSherco 2016 Enduro Brochure

Sherco 2016 250 SEF-R