Montesa Honda — Video Encyclopedia

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Honda SW-T400

Permanyer and Bultó [ edit ]

110 (125cc) 1959-62

This went on to enter the 1951 Six Days Enduro. The bike was in by the factory, being ridden by and G. Cavestany. In the early 1950s, entered many races in the class of road racing.

bikes featured six-speed, on gearboxes, in semi-unit construction, all gears running on needle-roller By 1956, these Montesa were very competitive and second, third and fourth in the Ultra-Lightweight race at the Isle of Man TT .

The most successful Montesa bike of the ’50s was the Brio 80, of more than 12,000 produced. The success of the Brio and the models, led to the opening of a new and larger in Espluges de Llobregat. The Brio 80 and 90 models contained many new such as moving the carburetor the cylinder, and a handbrake. However, a in the Spanish economy had forced to cut back on the company’s racing

Permanyer wanted to pull out of racing, but Bultó insisted they stay in. In May 1958, designer Bultó left, with him several of Montesa’s personnel. Permanyer had not only the brilliant designer Bultó, but his 30% share of the company.

Honda [ edit ]

2008 Montesa 4RT

By 1981, another round of unrest in Spain began to motorcycle manufacturers. Strikes and a market left Montesa as the major motorcycle concern in the however they were in for a major influx of capital in to continue to survive. A loan the government and shares sold to (to establish a European manufacturing for their commuter bikes) production continue.

Indeed, one of the stipulations was that Honda guarantee that production not stop. Honda was prepared to trials bikes and to sell off at a loss in an effort to reach more profitable market and to restrictive import tariffs .

Montesa was still active in Trials competition throughout the and into the 1990s. Even reduced to only offering one the Cota, such riders former World Champion Lejeune and Andrew Codina the bike to good results in the In 1992-93, the liquid-cooled Cota 311 was this was to be the last real In 1994, a new model, the 314R, was

This model featured an HRC powerplant with many components from Honda. Marc Colomer won the World in 1996 and the 315R followed in ’97. The 315R had a run of 7 years, Dougie Lampkin to many championships, and was replaced by the technically four-… Cota 4RT in 2005.

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