2016 Montesa Cota 300RR First Look

Byron Wilson | July 2, 2015

Honda will expand its Montesa trials model line in 2016, announcing the competition-inspired Montesa Cota 300RR. The 300RR is a limited-edition, as is its sibling in the line, the Montesa Cota 4RT260. The ordering process for the 300RR is now open and the bike carries an MSRP of $9999. Click here to find out more about placing an order for the 300RR and the 4RT260. Orders for the 300RR are expected to begin shipping December 2015.

2016 Montesa Cota 300RR

“We’re excited to expand our trials lineup by bringing the brand-new Montesa Cota 300RR to American customers,” said Lee Edmunds, Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications at American Honda. “Montesa’s Honda-powered four-stroke Cota models have long ruled both the outdoor and indoor World Trials Championships, and this light, powerful, agile new motorcycle is already enjoying success in international competition. With the Cota 300RR, riders will be ready to tackle the most challenging sections.”

Cody Webb is currently contesting the AMA NATC MotoTrials USA National Trials Championship aboard a 300RR. The new machine features a redesigned 286cc engine which boasts improved power and torque thanks to a longer stroke and larger bore. A programmable ECU allows riders to dial in performance to accord with a variety of weather conditions and terrain. Check out the spec sheet below to see more details about the 300RR.

2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Specs
Engine: Liquid-cooled 286cc Single
Bore x Stroke: 80mm x 57.2mm
Fueling: PGM-FI, 28mm throttle body
Ignition: Electronically controlled digital transistorized
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Valve Train: Unicam, four-valve
Transmission: Close-ratio five-speed
Final Drive: #520 Chain, 10T/4T
Front Brake: 185mm disc, four-piston caliper
Rear Brake: 150mm disc, two-piston caliper
Front Tire: 80/100-21
Rear Tire: 120/100-R18
Wheelbase: 52 inches
Seat Height: 25.6 inches
Weight: 162 pounds (with fuel)
Fuel Capacity: 0.5 gallons
Ground Clearance: 13.2 inches
MSRP: $9999

Byron Wilson

Associate Editor | Articles | Byron's sure to be hunched over a laptop after the checkers are flown, caught in his own little version of heaven. Whether on dirt, street or a combination of both, MotoUSA's newest addition knows the only thing better than actually riding is telling the story of how things went down.