Alfa Romeo Montreal

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Alfa Romeo Montreal
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Alfa Romeo Montreal

 1970 - 1975
Country:
Italy
Engine:
V8 Alloy DOHC
Capacity:
2594 cc
Power:
230 bhp
Transmission:
5 spd. man
Top Speed:
137 mph
Number Built:
n/a
Collectability:
4 star
Alfa Romeo Montreal
Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 4

Introduction



In 1970 the jewel in the crown of Alfa Romeo was undoubtedly the "Montreal". It was a front-engined 2-seat sports car powered by a 230 hp small V8. The aggressive styling was penned by Bertone, orginally the show car was mid-engined, but eventually it turned out to be a front-engined sports car with all the styling features of a mid-engined one.

The 2.6 all alloy quad cam V8 engine was a jem, so much so that journalists at the time thought it made the chassis look mediocre. The suggestion was that Alfa should have adopted mid-engined configuration for better balance - especially as the car was extremely expensive.

Both sales figures and journalists' comments reveal that, at the time, the Montreal was not very successful. But much of the blame can be found in the initial purchase price of the vehicle. As a collectable, there are few cars that offer the heritage, prestige and blistering performance of the Montreal...
Alfa Romeo Montreal

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BARRY
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The Alfa Romeo Montreal is one of the best car to drive & work on . I own one & had it for 23 years here in Australia R/D. It has EFI now & I get 690 km to a 63 litre tank. it puts out 174 kW now and very quick.
Tor Willy Austersl├ątt
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A fair summary on the Montreal, except that it reiterates one of the many myths surrounding it: the Expo '67 cars were NOT mid engined, but had a 1600 twincam from the Giulia TI in the front.
 
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