2024 Honda Montesa Cota Features & Benefits

  • Montesa Cota 4RT260R
  • Montesa Cota 4RT301RR

Since 2007, only one motorcycle platform has captured the FIM World Trials Championship crown—meet the Montesa Cota 4RT. Built with the singular focus of conquering the most challenging terrain in the world, the Montesa Cota 4RT models represent the pinnacle of trials technology. Developed and proven at the highest level of competition by 34-time Trials World Champion Toni Bou, the Cota models benefit from top-shelf Showa suspension, programmed fuel injection and a dual-map ECU to adapt to changing riding conditions. Between the competition-ready 4RT301RR and the standard 4RT260R, riders of any skill level can benefit from the performance of the Cota models.


Montesa Cota 4RT260R
The model that started a revolution in 2006 with its four-stroke engine’s impressive power and torquey delivery, Montesa’s Cota 4RT260R received important upgrades last model year. A great option for value-focused trials customers, the 4RT260R is nonetheless an extremely capable trials machine.

Montesa Cota 4RT301RR
Montesa’s most competition-focused model, the 4RT301RR is the pinnacle of trials performance. Intended for competition use only, the “RR” model is even offered in a livery featuring Bou’s Repsol livery.


  • The 4RT260R has a displacement of 259cc, delivered via a 78.0mm bore and a 54.2mm stroke.
  • With bore and stroke figures of 81.5mm and 57.2mm, the 4RT301RR has an engine displacement of 298cc, the maximum allowed in the FIM Trial2 World Championship.
  • Power is biased to the low end and midrange for the smooth, tractable delivery that is vital for maintaining traction in technical conditions, even with the sudden bursts of acceleration common in trials riding.
  • The three-ring piston and specially designed crankshaft reduce vibration.
  • Programmed electronic fuel injection for smooth running in varying conditions.
  • Large, lightweight aluminum muffler, for maximum torque across the rev range.
  • The light-but-tough carbon-fiber guard protects the clutch, on the engine's right side.
  • The decompression system features a large, 2.3mm crankcase breather tube for reduced engine braking, helping to maintain traction during deceleration.


  • Lightweight 39mm Showa fork has adjustable compression and rebound damping, as well as adjustable preload. Travel is 6.6 inches.
  • The Pro-Link® rear-suspension system with single Showa shock absorbs trials sections' gnarliest obstacles. Travel is 6.7 inches.
  • Lightweight aluminum frame and swingarm for nimble handling.
  • Aluminum wheel hubs minimize unsprung weight for easy steering and predictable handling.
  • Petal-style Galfer rotors front and rear, for optimum braking power and modulation. A four-piston front caliper offers strong, predictable braking, and it's protected by a plastic guard.
  • A large aluminum skid plate with a rubber cushion protects the engine from the impacts against rocks so common in trials.
  • An aluminum side stand lets the rider easily park the bike when waiting for his or her turn to enter a section.
  • Aluminum fuel tank.
  • Rear fender flares out at the end to better protect the rider from mud and water in transfer sections.
  • Optional LED headlight kit adds illumination in dark conditions (not road legal).