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2018 SHERCO 450 SEF-R RACING

2018 SHERCO 450 SEF-R RACING

Monster Torque

Introduced into the Sherco lineup in 2015, the 450 is the latest in a line of enduro machines specifically designed for enduro riders. The semi-perimeter frame, as is the case throughout the range, is a welded configuration made from chrome molybdenum steel.

The latest generation engine is compact and very powerful. It is equipped with a Synerject injection system that was specifically developed by Sherco. It is a high-tech system that allows for very precise fuel and air distribution, combining liveliness and escalation … The secret to its effectiveness as an enduro machine was seen on the slopes of the Dakar!

Highlights for 2018

  • New WP 46 rear shock
  • Easier to access/open radiator cap
  • New seat material for better grip
  • UV resistant in-mold graphics
  • 20% more flex in plastics
  • Rear mud guard reinforced
  • Trip computer water resistance improved
  • Headlight assembly durability improvements
  • Improved rim locks
  • New shift fork rollers
  • Selector drum modified for smoother shifts
  • Stronger gear selector spring
  • Oil circuit system modified
  • Clutch reinforced
  • Cylinder head redesigned/reinforced

Review the 2018 Change Log (PDF) for detailed model year revisions.

Engine4 stroke DOHC, 4 valve Sherco technology
Displacement449.40 cc (27.42 cu in)
Bore and stroke95 x 63.40 mm (3.74 x 2.50 in)
EFISynerject digital electronic fuel injection
CoolingLiquid system with forced circulation
StartingUnique electric starting system
Battery12 V / 4Ah Yuasa
ExhaustStainless steel header pipe, muffler with catalytic converter meets Euro 3 stds.
Transmission6 speed sequential gearbox, primary gear drive chain secondary drive
ClutchHydraulic, multidisc in oil bath
Ignition220 W Alternator
ChassisDouble cradle Chrome-Molybdenum design
Fuel tank9.7 L capacity
BrakesBrembo Hydraulic Ø 260 mm (10.24 in) (front) Ø 220 mm (8.66 in) (rear)
Front suspensionWP hydraulic telescopic adjustable compression and rebound 48 mm diameter with 300 mm of stroke
Rear suspensionWP Monoshock progressive rear suspension with aluminum control rods, adjustable for high and low speed compression and spring pre-load. 330 mm (13 in) Racing shock.
Front wheel1.60 x 21″ aluminum rim with Michelin Enduro Competition tube-type tire
Rear wheel2.15 x 18″ aluminum rim with Michelin Enduro Competition tube-type tire
Weight109 kg (240.3 lbs.)
Wheelbase1480 mm (58.27 in)
Ground clearance355 mm (13.78 in)
Seat height950 mm (37.4 in)