Alfa Romeo Montreal
The Alfa Romeo Montreal was a concept car introduced at the Expo 67 in 1967 held in Montreal, Canada. With no confirmed model name the public had taken to calling it ‘The Montreal’. Production of the car didn’t start until 1970 where the car was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show. The production version varied from the original shown in 1967 with a 2.6 litre, V8 dry-sump, fuel injected engine the Montreal producted 197hp. Initially priced at just over £5,000 it was more expensive than a Jaguar E-Type and the Porsche 911.
Chief Designer: Marcello Gandini at Bertone Conceived: 1967 Production: 1970-1977 Class: Sports Car 0–100 km/h (62 mph): 7.4 seconds Top Speed: 220 km/h (137 mph)
Body Style: 2+2 coupé Layout: Front-engine, Rear-wheel-drive Transmission: ZF 5 Speed Manual Brakes: Discs Tyres: 195/70 VR 14″ – 225/50 VR 16″
Engine: 2.6L (V8) Power: 1,570 cc Kerb weight: 1,270 kg / 2800 lbs BHP (road): 197 bhp at 6500 rpm BHP/Weight: 155.12 bhp per tonne Wheelbase: 2.35m (92.5in) Length: 4.22m (166.1in) Width: 1.672m (65.8in) Height: 1.205m (47.4in)