Alfa Romeo Montreal – Same owner since 1987!

Sorry, too late !

Our Montreal with the chassis number 1427805 was built on December 31st 1972 and sold on June 27th 1973 in France at Ambérieu, as attested by its Alfa Romeo certificate. This Montreal is remarkable as it is in the hands of the same owner since 1987! Freshly entirely repainted with a stripping from its naked body, and recently entirely revised. It is still in its original configuration, with a red paint and a black leather interior. It is presented in a rare condition with 104840 km from new and it is ready to join its new owner. Still in French papers, an appraisal value will be added to its history file.

The Alfa Romeo Montreal was introduced for the first time in 1967 during the World Exhibition of Montreal, giving its name to the prototype. Its design was assigned to the young Marcello Gandini, designer at Bertone and author of one of the most beautiful cars in the world, the Lamborghini Miura! He inspired from it to make the Montreal a real rolling masterpiece: rear air vents, racy design of the doors and headlight lids. The spectacular, aggressive and charismatic concept seduces the amateurs and near three years are necessary to make its commercialisation possible. Alfa Romeo started from the Giulia to build this project but, with such an enthusiasm from sports cars customers, the manufacturer decided to give up the 4 cylinder and to replace it by a V8 directly coming from the competition Tipo 33, leading to a complete overhaul of the prototype. Delivering 200 hp, the competition V8 2 L was calmed down and the cylinder capacity was increased to 2.6 L. Choosing this engine made the success of the Montreal. The car is a real treat to drive with a furious and bewitching sound! Despite all these qualities, only 3925 exemplars were produced between December 1970 and July 1974, and sold until 1977.