In the league of cutting edge trail-bikes, the Montesa Cota embodies the perfect combination of Honda’s engine technology. Its 2017 model got plenty of accolades regarding its superb suspension, aluminium frame and smooth ride experience. Rumours hint that the 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 this time around will be a bit lighter in weight allowing better mobility.
2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 – Possible Upgrades this time around
This swift flowing trail bike will host some interesting tweaks and upgrades, but nothing major happens- in words of speculators. The 2017 model came sporting a new chassis and quality suspension and manufacturers will try and make refinements upon it.
Plenty of graphics will appear on the body time as well with color shades being red-blue on a white combo. As per leaked images, this Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 2018 will have a wider footrest and the fuel tank will be of aluminium with the rest of the body.
Stroke Dimension wise this new 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 as per its images appear to be around 54.6mm and its Bore will measure 78mm.
Same Motor for 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260?
This new 2018 Montesa Cota 4RT260 will come with a 259cc liquid cooled, fuel inject single cylinder 4 stroke motor. This was the same motor which was present in the previous bike and with the looks of it, it will stay. However, they will fine tune it a tad for better power output.
They will also upgrade its crankcase decompression and allow even better controlling in tackling hectic turns and conditions. Its drive valve will like consist of an upgraded Unicam 4 system. And for transmitting power to its rear wheels, it will retain its 520 chain system as its final drive.
The transmission will come as 5-speed close-ratio. Plus an extra HRC Fi tune equipment for enhancing the PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection).
What about is Suspension and Chassis?
Tipsters believe that this Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 2018 will have a 39mm TECH cartridge telescopic fork with adequate preload and reloading adjustability. Also, they hint that in its rear there will be a Pro-Link R16V suspension.
Its foot pegs will be a little wider as to last time and that will ensure proper comfort and control. This dirt roller will have hydraulic disc brakes with 2 piston callipers at the back and 4 pistons in the frontal part.
Durable Dunlop rubber will again come in its 21 inches frontal and 18 inches rear wheels.
2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 – Price and Launch
No official announcement exists regarding 2018 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260 launch. But as per speculations, a late 2017 or early 2018 launch is word of mouth around. Prices for this bike last time were $7,999, so it could be a touch higher with a 1-year mileage warranty.