1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal

Lot: 121

Sold for (£): 59,400
Offered for sale is a 2.6L 1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 128 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An outstanding Montreal, possibly one of the best in the world... 

 

  • Left-hand drive. Built on 14th October 1972. Imported into the UK in 1989
  • £28,000 body restoration completed January 2018, documented, invoices present and a photographic record kept
  • Looks amazing in Alfa Rosso and Black with silver Campagnolo wheels
  • Injection system replaced by four carburettors. Carefully upgraded by the previous owner. (see comments)
  • New windscreen. New carpets. Rebuilt seats. MOT until Jan 2019 issued with no advisories
  • Alfa's first modern 'Supercar' and a fabulous Classic. This is probably the best we have ever seen 

 

 

Lot Details

Registration: VHJ 181L RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 2.6L
Make: Alfa Romeo Odometer reading (miles): 2000
Model: Montreal MOT expiry: 2019-01-22
Warranted: No Chassis number: AR1427315

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 128 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

The original colour was Luci del Bosco Metallizato but was resprayed to a high standard in attractive White in 1999. before a recent bare metal respray in Alfa Rosso. New windscreen. Custom wheels

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

New carpeting and seat covers.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Replaced injection system by 4 carburettors

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Must be one of the best Montreals in the world.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

Starts and runs like a new car.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Everything works as it should.

Vehicle History

Remarks

I bought the car from Silverstone auctions August 2013. Had the exterior restored and installed new carpets. Body restoration completed January 2018, documented, invoices present and photographic record kept. The previous owner has fitted the car with new silicone water hoses, new steering and suspension joints, uprated radiator with 2 fans, adjustable top arm front suspension, new Bilstein shock absorbers, a 'Classic Alfa' handling kit, uprated 4 pot front brake callipers, new front discs, new clutch plate, cover and bearing, and full stainless steel exhaust. 

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history