Trial bikes are getting more and more popular nowadays. As its sibling 300RR, the 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 will come into the new season without big modifications. Nevertheless, slight tuning is always welcomed. But, when you need a bike for dirt races, then it is not everything about styling. Performance, weight, engines, suspensions, are important as well. Saving on mass is crucial for better specs, and that is exactly what will make Cota 4RT260 better than 300RR and every other trial motorcycle. Its smaller displacement doesn’t mean it offers less excitement. On the contrary, handling and control will boost adrenaline to maximum values.
2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 specs
Kick starter is present again for 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260. Some fans could expect electric starter, but the Japanese company will leave it for some other time. As we can suggest from a name, the engine is a 259 cc. It uses the liquid cooling system. Unicam valve train of the single-cylinder unit, and a compression ratio of 10.5:1 is making a perfect balance and improves handling. Bore has significantly higher value than stroke, set at 70 and 54 mm. The PGM-FI will choose the best usage of fuel for your Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260in upcoming season.
2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 styling
As for its sibling, 300 RR, Honda is using lighter materials to drop the weight of Cota 4RT260. Total weight is 170 pounds, which is more than 300RR. Ground clearance is the same for both brothers, set at 13 inches. The new 2018 Cota 4RT260 has white, blue, and red color in the offer. Seat height is another similarity with the bigger bike from the same lineup. The wheelbase is 52 inches. On the front end, we will find a 21-inch wheel, while the rear one is smaller, an 18-inchers.
2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 cost
Being smaller means being less expensive. That is exactly the relationship between two trial bikes in Montesa Cota lineup. The 300RR is already over $10,000. On the other hand, for slightly less power, we can save $2,000. Base price for 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 without upgrades will be $8,000.