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In "Dream Cars: The Best Cars in the World", published in 1997 by George Weidenfeld & Nicolson, author Andrew Frankel includes the Montreal in his catalogue of the 50 most desirable cars in the history of motoring.The Montreal is the first car cited in "My Dad wished he had one of those", ISBN 9780340 963241, published in 2008 by Hodder & Stoughton. model Yasmin Le Bon bought one, proving that her taste in cars was better than her taste in husbands." In 1992, Giorgio Nada Editore published a book about the Montreal by Luigi Giuliani (ISBN 8879110721) but this is now out of print. This volume is one of the "Cars that made History" series, some of which eventually appear in English translation, but Nada inform me that they do not have plans for an English version at present.
This issue of the periodical contains as an insert a folded 48 x 69 cm sheet reproducing a set of scale Alfa Romeo drawings on one side and Bertone drawings on the other.It is available from automobile bookshops everywhere.Pat's book "Alfa Romeo Giulia: History and Restoration", ISBN 0879385294, published in 1991 by Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wisconsin, also includes a few pages on the Montreal. Mike Morgan (segment "Dead Stranger in Paradise") / Capt.Mike Morgan (segment "Vengeance in the Grass") / Capt.The Bertone black-and-white drawings show the corresponding views of the Montreal body with numerous profiles.
Here is an example of the rear part of the side elevation.
Copies are available from dealers in out-of-print books and a new revised edition should be published shortly.
Here are a few other links to websites for books, manuals, magazines, the Montreal forum and the Alfa Digest: The Road & Track articles are available in "Road & Track on Alfa Romeo, 1971-1976", ISBN 0-946-489-78-5, published in 1989 by Brooklands Books, Cobham, Surrey, UK.
In addition to an article on the Montreal "Vera opera d'arte" (A True Work of Art), the publication contains a brief review of some of the events of 1973 and a very short biography of the Montreal's mechanical design engineer, the late Giuseppe Busso.
In January 1992 Giorgio Nada Editore published the well-illustrated 416-page book "Bertone" by Luciano Greggio, ISBN 8879110667, Italian/English text, ITL 180,000. A beautifully illustrated "Nuccio Bertone Portfolio" was published in English and Italian as a supplement to the September-October 1989 edition (Vol. 5) of the periodical "La Manovella e Ruote a Raggi".
The two-colour Alfa Romeo drawings include three elevations and a plan of the Montreal unitary chassis with engine, drive train and suspension.