Alfa Romeo Montreal: The Essential Companion (Classic Reprint of 500 Copies)

Alfa Romeo Montreal: The Essential Companion (Classic Reprint of 500 Copies)

By: Taylor Bruce (author)Hardback

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Almost 4000 Alfa Romeo Montreals were produced between 1970 and 1977, and sound cars are readily available today at very affordable prices. It is a powerful car that can be immensely enjoyable to drive and that turns heads wherever it appears. But up to now, the lack of detailed information about the Montreal has frustrated many owners and discouraged others from purchasing the car. This book provides detailed technical information and practical tips to help owners with maintenance, tuning and upgrading the performance of this unique vehicle. It explains how the car's specific weaknesses can be rectified so that it can realise its full potential. It also contains information about Montreal history, production, racing, meetings, reviews, drawings, art, special tools, paint finishes, models, prices and service providers. This comprehensive book can help present owners enjoy the Alfa Romeo Montreal to the fullest, and it shows other discerning car enthusiasts that this beautiful and potent classic GT is a hidden treasure that is well worth seeking.

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About Author

Bruce Taylor is a Chartered Engineer with a PhD from Edinburgh University and has 40 years' of practical experience in research and development work. Since retiring from CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland), he has devoted his experience and energy to assisting owners of the Alfa Romeo Montreal get the most from their cars. In addition to a Montreal website, Bruce runs a forum which has handled over 16,000 messages from Montreal owners. Dr Taylor is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and writes with clarity, enthusiasm and expert knowledge about all the major aspects of this beautiful, potent and yet very affordable classic GT. He lives in Chardonne, Switzerland, with his wife Jennifer and their sons Mark and Kevin.


(Contents, Foreword) Expo '67 - Birth of the Montreal The dream car comes true Buying a Montreal Tuning the Montreal Achilles' heels Mechanical maintenance Electrical maintenance Bodywork maintenance Improving the Montreal Racing the Montreal Montreal meetings Montreal models Montreal literature & art Montreal forum Appendix I: Montreal specifications Appendix II: Montreal price guide Appendix III: Montreal paint codes Appendix IV: Montreal chassis nos Appendix V: Montreal special tools Appendix VI: Montreal parts sources Appendix VII: Montreal wiring diagram Acknowledgements Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781845848248
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781845848248
  • weight: 1724
  • ISBN10: 1845848241

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