Selection Professional Brushcutters

NEWFS 240 R

Versatile 1.7kW professional brushcutter with loop handle (R)

General

FS 240 R
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Durable, robust and ergonomically improved 1.7kW brushcutter. With all-round grip, 2-MIX engine and simplified starting process. Ideal for use in confined spaces, e.g. during plastering.

Versions

Price

*Prices are valid from the 1/3/19 to 30/4/19.
STIHL stores are operated as independent businesses. The products described in this website may not be on display or available at each STIHL store. STIHL reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

FS 240 R

Technical data

Displacement cc 37.7
Power output kW/hp 1.7/2.3
Weight kg 6.6
Displacement cm³ 37.7
Power output kW 1.7
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 1) 99
Sound power level dB(A) 1) 110
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 110
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 99
Total length cm 2) 1.865
Tank volume ml 750

1) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
2) Without cutting tool

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

FS 240 R

Standard features

  • STIHL 2-MIX Engine Zoom
    STIHL 2-MIX Engine

    The new 2-stroke engine features an advanced stratified charge system that boosts power, whilst reducing consumption and pollution, significantly lowering unburned hydrocarbons in the exhaust. The result is a cleaner, more fuel efficient engine.

  • Simplified starting system Zoom
    Simplified starting system

    Simply Set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

  • Loop handle (R) Zoom
    Loop handle (R)

    The loop handled grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for working in areas where space is limited, e.g. thinning between bushes and shrubs.

  • STIHL Anti-vibration system Zoom
    STIHL Anti-vibration system

    The STIHL anti-vibration system is available in a one-point version for smaller models and in an especially effective four-point version for larger machines starting with the STIHL. It reduces handle vibration for easy and comfortable operation.

  • Multi function handle Zoom
    Multi function handle

    All the engine controls are at your fingertips, allowing easy and safe operation.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Schneidwerkzeuge

FS 240 R

Schneidwerkzeuge

    • SuperCut Mowing Head 20-2 Zoom
      SuperCut Mowing Head 20-2

      Automatic nylon line head without the need of manual adjustments of the line length. For lawn edging, trimming small areas of grass and around obstacles.

    Versions

    Price

    *Prices are valid from the 1/3/19 to 30/4/19.
    STIHL stores are operated as independent businesses. The products described in this website may not be on display or available at each STIHL store. STIHL reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL FS 240, 240 R (GB) Download PDF, 2.1 MB

Notes:

  • STIHL online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English.