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The Alfa Montreal is a 2+2 coupé automobile by the Italian manufacturer Alfa from 1970 to 1977.

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The first car, [ 5 ] Tipo 105.64, was at the 1970 Geneva Motor and was quite different from the using a 2593 cc 90° dry-sump V8 engine with SPICA Pompe Iniezione Cassani fuel injection that around 200 PS (147 kW; coupled to a five-speed ZF manual and a limited-slip differential. This was derived from the 2-litre V8 in the 33 Stradale and in the Tipo 33 sports racer; its redline was set at 7000 unheard of for a V8 at that time.

[ 6 ] The chassis and running gear of the Montreal were taken the Giulia GTV coupé and comprised wishbone suspension with springs and dampers at the front and a axle with limited differential at the rear. [ 6 ]

Since the concept car was already known as The Montreal . Alfa kept the model name in [ 4 ]

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Stylistically, the most eye catching is the car’s front end with headlamps partly covered by grilles, that retract the lights are switched on. Another element is the NACA duct on the The duct is actually blocked off its purpose is not to draw air into the but to optically hide the power The slats behind the doors the cabin vents, but apart that only serve purposes.

Paolo Martin is credited for the instrument cluster.

The Montreal was expensive to buy than the Jaguar or the Porsche 911. [ 7 ] When in the UK it was priced at GB£5,077. rising to in August 1972 and to GB£6,999 by [ 2 ]

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Production was between the Alfa Romeo in Arese and Carrozzeria Bertone’s in Caselle and Grugliasco outside [ 5 ] Alfa Romeo produced the and engine and mechanicals and sent the to Caselle where Bertone the body. After body the car was sent to Grugliasco to be degreased, zinc coated, manually painted and have the interior Finally, the car was returned to Arese to the engine and mechanicals installed. [ 4 ] It is noting that because of production method, there is not any correspondence between chassis engine number and production

The Montreal remained generally until it was discontinued in 1977. By production had long ceased as Alfa were struggling to their remaining stock. number built was 3917; [ 3 ] of them were sold in Quebec since Alfa did not a North American version to the emission control requirements in the States Canada [ citation ]. A Montreal can be seen in the 1974 The Marseille Contract where Caine drives a metallic brown example.

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