Light and Nimble

Like all Sherco models, the 250 SE 2-stroke benefits from the latest technology and it is also equipped with an electric starter. The valve openings are electronically controlled and are a function of the ignition curve which provides perfect throttle response. This is the secret of this engine, it is unanimously recognized for its efficiency at both high and low speeds.

The chassis meanwhile received upgrades based on the recipe that has made the Sherco reputation: perfect handling and adaptation to the demands placed upon it by the rigors of enduro racing.

Factory Upgrades

  • Closed cartridge KYB forks and KYB shock
  • Enduro suspension settings
  • FMF exhaust header with Extreme enduro silencer
  • Cooling fan kit
  • Black frame protectors
  • Shido LTZ5S Lithium battery
  • Black Excel rims with graphics
  • Galfer brake discs
  • AXP skid plate
  • Michelin Meduim Enduro tires
  • Selle dalla Vale Grip seat
  • New soft bi-composite grips

Highlights for new model

  • Bold new graphics
  • KYB suspension front and rear
  • Michelin tyres
  • Anti vibration balancer to reduce engine vibration
  • New gearbox and selector mechanism, new ratios and weight reduction by 600grs
  • Managnese colored cylinder head, ignition and clutch cover
  • Total engine weight reduction of 1.2kgs
  • New cylinder head to lower compression to increase speed with same torque
  • New lightweight clutch hub
  • V Force 4 reed valve block, improved efficiency and more waterproof
  • Capacitive ignition coil control unit to improve spark intensity
  • Revised engine mapping calibration with soft/hard settings with 5.5hp gap on standard map switch.


Engine 2 Stroke “Single cylinder with electronically controlled exhaust valve and booster”
Displacement 249.32 cc (15.21 cu in)
Bore and stroke 66.40 x 72 mm (2.61 x 2.83 in)
Carburetor Keihin PWK 36
Cooling Liquid with forced circulation
Starting Electric Starter
Battery 12 V Shido Lithium-ion
Exhaust FMF Aluminum silencer
Transmission 6 speed sequential gearbox, primary gear drive chain secondary drive
Clutch Hydraulic, multidisc in oil bath
Ignition DC – CDI ignition with digital advance – 220 W Alternator
Chassis High strength Chrome-Molybdenum steel semi-perimeter
Fuel tank 10.4 L capacity
Brakes Brembo Hydraulic Ø 260 mm (10.24 in) (front) Ø 220 mm (8.66 in) (rear)
Front suspension KYB 48mm closed cartridge forks
Rear suspension KYB 50 mm shock
Front wheel 1.60 x 21″ aluminum rim with Michelin Enduro Competition tube-type tire
Rear wheel 2.15 x 18″ aluminum rim with Michelin Enduro Competition tube-type tire
Weight 102.5kg
Wheelbase 1480 mm (58.27 in)
Ground clearance 355 mm (13.78 in)
Seat height 950 mm (37.4 in)