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Alfa Romeo Montreal on Ebay, Very Nice!

There is a beautiful red 1971 Alfa Romeo Montreal on ebay right now. The car is very well and accurately presented by 'CKustomcinc'. The S/N is AR 1425234. The car is largely original and appears to be in very good 'Survivor' condition with leather seats, original paint and carpet etc, just a few issues that the seller does a nice job of pointing out, rather than trying to hide, which I appreciate.

The listing is a little hard to read due to the large font used and all the space between the lines and letters appears to have been squeezed out. The stating price is a very reasonable (I think) $59,995 and the seller references the recent sales of $99,000 and $176,000 montreals, so he knows the potential. Seller states the car could use a new battery; I think he should have spent the $100 at Autozone to avoid mentioning that short coming.

The radio blank off plate appears to be different and the stainless steel trim on either side of the center console is missing. The head liner looks saggy and the rear hatch cover is carpeted over. I also noticed the wheels have blue and red alfa emblems instead of black and silver. The underside of the car is really nasty and appears to have some corrosion in the spare tire well at least. It could certainly use a good dry ice blasting and repainting to bring the bottom up to the standard of the top. With a deep cleaning and some serious detail work this could be a nice investment.

The car is offered 'without reserve' (other than the starting price of 59,995 which is really a reserve of sorts). The ad is below but I don't know where the photos went so here is a link for now:

Alfa Romeo Other Montreal Spider Duetto 164 4c Bertone Prototype | eBay


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1967 Alfa Romeo Other MONTREAL SPIDER DUETTO 164 4C BERTONE PROTOTYPE
NO RESERVE CALIFORNIA ORIGINAL SURVIVOR RARE STOCK CLASSIC BERTONE HOT ROD V8 CA
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1967 Alfa Romeo Other MONTREAL SPIDER DUETTO 164 4C BERTONE PROTOTYPE
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VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): AR1425234
Year:
1967
Transmission:
ZF 5-SPEED MANUAL
Make:
Alfa Romeo
Body Type:
COUPE SPORTSCAR HATCHBACK
Model:
Other
Vehicle Title:
Clear
Trim:
MONTREAL SPIDER DUETTO 164 4C BERTONE PROTOTYPE
Options:
WOOD GRAIN STEERING WHEEL, Leather Seats
Engine:
2.6 LITER V8
Safety Features:
SEATBELTS
Drive Type:
REAR-WHEEL DRIVE LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL RWD LSD
Power Options:
Power Windows
Mileage:
48,900
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Sub Model:
MONTREAL SPIDER DUETTO 164 4C BERTONE PROTOTYPE
For Sale By:
Private Seller
Exterior Color:
Red
Disability Equipped:
No
Interior Color:
Black
Warranty:
Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders:
8
NO RESERVE!!!
EXTREMELY RARE!
ALL ORIGINAL!
SURVIVOR!
CALIFORNIA CAR!
BERTONE DESIGNED!
1971 ALFA ROMEO
MONTREAL!
FACTORY 2.6 LITER V8!
FACTORY ZF 5-SPEED MANUAL!
FACTORY LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL!
UNTOUCHED!
UNMOLESTED!
UNCUT!
COMPLETELY STOCK!
ITALIAN GT/SPORTSCAR!
TIME CAPSULE!
EXCELLENT INVESTMENT!


Up for auction with NO RESERVE!!! is an extremely rare, all-original, completely stock and unmolested, Bertone Designed, time capsule, California survivor 1967 titled 1971 Alfa Romeo Montreal. This car recently came out of a climate controlled private collection where it was lovingly stored, admired and cared for for the last 15 years and is reluctantly being sold due to the passing of the owner. This car is in wonderful, original condition and is bone stock and not modified, cut or changed from the factory specs. The paint is almost all original except for a few places and shines very well for its age. The chrome and brightwork are in great original condition and look great against the bright red. There are a few small cracks in the paint as seen in the pictures. The glass is all original to the car and in great shape with no nicks or cracks. All the original factory badging is present and correct. The original Alfa Romeo wheels are in fantastic shape and look almost new. There is no curb rash present and they are extremely clean. There are five total including a full size spare in the trunk as seen in the pictures. The tires have plenty of tread and are in great shape. They are not original to the car and have been replaced over the years. The interior is in excellent shape for it's age. This car has the option of leather seats from the factory as well as the factory wood steering wheel both of which are extremely rare options to find on a Montreal. The seats are in great condition with only one small hole on the side of each as seen in the pictures. They have adjustable headrests with wood accents. The dash is un-cracked and very clean for its age. All the gauges work although the speedo can jump a bit every once in a while. The current mileage reads 48,900 and is believed to be original to the car although there is no documentation to show it. The fuel gauge works and appears accurate. The temperature gauge works and appears accurate. The tach works and appears accurate. The dash lights work as does the emergency brake light. These gauges are all in Italian and the speedo is in km/hr. The headlights work, the high work, the brake lights work. The emergency brake works. Power windows was an option and this car is equipped with them. The power windows go up and down freely but could probably use some light lubrication. The heater and defroster appear to work as does the horn. The carpet is clean and in original condition. The headliner is in excellent shape and original to the car. The back seats are in great shape and original to the car with no tears or rips. The factory hatch cover is in great shape and also all original. The trunk is very clean and all the carpet is factory and original. The door panels are in great shape for their age and original to the car. The factory 2.6 Liter Dual Overhead-Cam V8 sounds simply amazing! The factory fuel injection works great with no problems and the engine is extremely clean and well kept as you can see in the pictures. When you rev it and hear the superb sound you understand why Alfa Romeo's derive such passion and love from their owners and car aficionado's the world over. The factory ZF 5-Speed manual transmission shifts great. It is original to the car and goes through all the gears smoothly with no binding or sticking. The factory limited slip differential works great and is original to the car. This car will need a new battery. The factory double wishbone suspension with coil springs makes this car ride great! It is smooth going down the road and is a very comfortable ride. The manual steering works well and really gives the driver a feeling of being connected to the road and increases the driving experience exponentially. The power brakes work great and the car stops in a straight line with no pulling to either side. They could stand to be bled to make sure all the air is out of the system. This car is a complete joy to drive and beyond that is is extremely comfortable for a classic Italian sports car. The car is currently title as a 1967 Alfa Romeo Montreal. In 1967 Alfa Romeo did release two Montreals but they were only prototypes and both are at the Alfa Romeo Museum in Italy presently. The prototypes were equipped with 1600cc 6 cylinder engines. When they went into production they were equipped factory with the 2.6 liter V8 derived from the 33 Stradale and Tipo 33 prototype racer. Although titled as a 1967, this car is actually an early 1971 production model. This is due to import laws back in the 60's through 90's. Alfa Romeo's had to have their titles backdated in order to be imported and sold in the states. This is common among all Montreals exported to the U.S. for sale. The Bertone design is unmistakable and timeless. From 1970-1977 there were 3917 Alfa Romeo Montreals produced and a very small number of those still survive today, let alone being found in the U.S. This is an excellent investment/collector car as recently prices are starting to rise dramatically as these hidden gems are found. This is not a car you can just go out and find. They very rarely come on the market in such original, survivor condition. Most people have never even seen one in person. Earlier this year at the Gooding Auction a 1971 Alfa Romeo sold for $176,000.00. That car was not in original condition and was not equipped with factory leather although it was completely restored. It also has a later production # by about 500 units. The previous year a 1973 sold for $99000.00. Also with a later production #. This shows a 56% increase in 12 months. This car can be enjoyed as a survivor or do a full restoration on the car and when you're finished you will have a $200,000.00 piece of art that you can drive. The original owners manual is included. This is your chance. If you have ever wanted an up and coming Italian sports car that is a phenomenal investment that you can drive and enjoy at the same time. This is the car. This car belongs in a private collection when it can be treated with the same love an enjoyment that the previous owner had. It is truly an Italian Masterpiece and sure to go up in value everyday you own it. The classic car market is on fire right now and is a better investment than stocks or laughable bank interest for an excellent rate of return on your money. This car is being sold at NO RESERVE!!! so don't miss this opportunity to own an extremely rare, original California survivor 1967 Alfa Romeo Montreal!


TERMS OF SALE:

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS: (510)299-3031 OR (925)640-8539.

SERIOUS BUYERS ONLY PLEASE.

THERE IS NO WARRANTY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.

THIS VEHICLE IS SOLD AS-IS, WHERE-IS.

I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END THE AUCTION AT ANY TIME.

PLEASE DO NOT BID IF YOU NEED TO GET A LOAN TO COMPLETE THIS TRANSACTION.

NO DEPOSIT IS NECESSARY BUT FULL PAYMENT IS DUE WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS OF THE AUCTION END.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET AN INSPECTION PLEASE DO SO BEFORE YOU BID AND BEFORE THE END OF THE AUCTION.

I'M HAPPY TO HELP WITH ORGANIZING AN INSPECTION.

I HAVE DONE MY BEST TO COMPLETELY AND ACCURATELY DESCRIBE THIS CAR.

I ENCOURAGE YOU TO READ THE DESCRIPTION COMPLETELY, LOOK AT ALL THE PICTURES AND SEE THE CAR IN PERSON IF POSSIBLE BEFORE BIDDING.

SHIPPING IS THE BUYERS RESPONSIBILITY.

I AM HAPPY TO HELP WITH SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD SO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BID!

I AM LOCATED ONLY MINUTES FROM THE PORT OF OAKLAND AND CAN ARRANGE A DROP-OFF!

ZERO (0) FEEDBACK BIDDERS PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE YOU BID.

PLEASE LOOK AT MY FEEDBACK AND BID WITH CONFIDENCE.
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Q: Nice car. I love the red color. Itís time for the market to appreciate the value of these cars.
A: I do agree. Thank you!
Mar 25, 2014
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