1972 ALFA ROMEO MONTREAL / €50000

History

The Alfa Romeo Montreal is a sports coupe from a study of Marcello Gandini style, then employee of Bertone. The car was presented at the Montreal World’s Fair in 1967, hence the name of the model. The goal is to create and expose: ”  The massima aspirazione dell’uomo in fatto di automobili” – the highest ambition of the man in the matter of automobile .

3,925 units were produced between December 1970 and July 1974 and marketed until 1977. 

The highlight of their characteristics is their engine, a 90 ° V8, with a displacement of 2,593  cm 3 , four camshafts in head (two per row of cylinders) and a power of 200  hp  DIN. 

This engine comes directly from the Alfa 33’s 2-liter V8, with a bore to increase its engine capacity to 2.6 liters. 

Its mechanical injection Spica / Alfa Romeo AIBB 8C S75 was powered by two Bosch fuel pumps, it is also equipped with an electronic ignition and a dry sump, but lost the double ignition of the racing engine and its crankshaft plan .

A ZF 5-speed manual gearbox coupled to the engine drives the rear wheels via a rigid axle and axle (that of the Bertone coupé, with self-locking), guided by an upper T-arm. 
This box was, unlike the Alfa boxes, very robust. since the problems of sync rings have only rarely appeared. 
In addition, the first gear was in the lower left, unlike the Alfa box, the second and third respectively in the middle up and middle down, which facilitated a quick transition from the second to the third, important in sporty driving.

Relatively light, 1,270  kg  the full facts, for a length of 4.22  m , in terms of performance it was well above average in his day, except for cars much more sophisticated and expensive (Ferrari, Lamborghini) , or the American “muscle cars” with their delirious powers and hair-styling sensations.

The Ad

The Ad that caught our attention is this Alfa Romeo Montreal put into circulation on December 31, 1972, one of the 3737 Montreal left-hand drive!

The vehicle is sold with an Alfa Romeo Classiche certificate certifying that it is matching Numbers and colors (Metallic green / Beige Havanna interior)

Mechanically, the ignition, the exhausts, the thermostatic sensor, the silent blocks, the draw bars of the nosewheel and the tires Michelin XWX 205/70 / VR14 are new!


The body was completely stripped to bare metal, the sills and the left front floor were redone. 

The body has been completely treated against corrosion. The water evacuation system in the wheel arches has been improved. 

The car has been completely repainted in its original shade. 

This is a great opportunity because of its sale price but also its external condition (corrosion is the main problem of Montreal).

Its price: € 50 000

Link to the Advertisement: https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1656566189.htm/

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