Sherco has managed to do a pretty nice job with the 2013 version of its 300 enduro bike. Sherco’s engineers have borrowed the best ideas found at other top enduro bikes, improved some of them and in the end, they finished the job by bringing some of the best motorcycle parts into the mix. The end result looks quite promising, the 2013 Sherco 300 being able to keeping its head up even when it sits next to a KTM.

For 2013 the motorcycle’s 303cc, 4 stroke DOHC, 4 valve unit has received a new crankshaft, a redesigned cylinder head, new camshafts and a strengthened crankcase. The improved engine is paired with a 6 speed sequential gearbox that comes with a lighter hydraulic clutch.

To make the motorcycle more agile than ever, Sherco equipped it with a new radiator tank which gives you a shorter turning radius. You also get revised suspension settings, new handguards and redesigned radiator scoops.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Sherco 300.

  • 2013 Sherco 300 SEF
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Transmission:
    6 speed
  • Displacement:
    303 cc

Official details

Forerunners, the Nîmes technicians were the first to develop a 4-stroke enduro 300 cm3. A cylinder which is now recognized ideal for the practice of modern enduro. Other manufacturers now offer intermediate displacements, but Sherco keeps ahead with a vintage 2013 "long run" even better.

Engine 300

  • New crankshaft and cylinder (long stroke)
  • Redesigned cylinder head
  • New camshafts
  • Clutch lightened
  • Crankcase - strengthened

Chassis 300

  • New radiator tank - redesigned to reduce the turning radius
  • Frame (double reinforced front section and shock absorber mount)
  • New suspension settings to improve comfort on small bumps
  • Redesigned radiator scoops for improved cooling
  • Redesigned wiring harness, equipped with waterproof connectors
  • New non metallic skidplate
  • New hanguards
  • 2013 Graphics

Specifications

Engine 4 stroke DOHC, 4 valve Sherco technology
Engine size 303.68 cc (18.53 cu in)
Bore & Stroke 84 x 54.80 mm (3.31 x 2.16 in)
Fuel system Synerject digital electronic fuel injection
Battery 12 V / 4Ah Yuasa
Cylinder lubrication
Cooling Liquid system with forced circulation
Start Unique electric starting system
Exhaust Stainless steel header pipe, aluminum 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
Frame Half perimeter frame Chrome-Molybdenum
Fuel Tank 8.5 Liter fuel tank (2.25 US gal)
Brakes Brembo Hydraulic Ø 270 mm (10.63 in) (front) Ø 220 mm (8.66 in) (rear)
Front suspension Ø 48 mm (1.89 in ) tubes rebound and compression adjustable 300 mm (11.81 in) of travel SACHS «OR» telescopic fork
Rear suspension WP progressive, multiadjustable rear shock utilizing a linkage and rod system 330 mm (13 in) of travel
Front wheel 1.60 x 21” DID aluminum rim, steel spokes and Michelin Enduro Competition tube type
Rear wheel 2.15 x 18” DID aluminum rim, steel spokes and Michelin Enduro Competition tube type
Weight 102 kg (224.87 lb)
Wheelbase 1480 mm (58.27 in)
Ground clearance 355 mm (13.98 in)
Seat height 950 mm (37.40 in)
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