When this baby was born, most Alfa Romeos featured four- and six-cylinder engines, making this 2.6-liter V8-powered model that more special. The engine evolved directly from Alfa Romeo’s 2.0-liter racing engine of the time and the car’s design was a faithful representation of the concept that the automaker and Bertone presented at the 1967 World’s Fair in Montreal – thus the name.
The V8 GT coupe was like a smaller-scale Maserati Ghibli or Ferrari Daytona. With 230 horsepower, a new example cost some $9,000 back when it was produced (between 1971 and 1977). Its value now has grown to approximately $20,000-$25,000, which is not to much actually.
- Claim to Fame: Its name is inspired by the beautiful Canadian city.
- Where to Drive It: Somewhere on the roads of Montreal, of course.
- How to Get Behind the Wheel: Try the Alfa club scene, you might get lucky.
- Did You Know? While the lights are fixed, the eyelids over the headlights are retractable.