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Other Italian cars also joined in separate groupings, and all the awards were made during the Awards Brunch from 12h00 to 14h00 before the convention ended. It is 8 km/h lower for a vehicle without front spoiler.
The contact information for the convention chairman, Alex Sandor Csank, is Tel ( 1) 514 7719513, Email alfaromeodriveralex (at) One reason that many Montreals have survived in excellent condition is that, after fabrication at Caselle, the steel bodywork was treated by the advanced finishing plant which had been set up by Bertone at Grugliasco in October 1970.
These tours included sightseeing and stops at many unique and interesting Canadian landmarks. Thursday 13 July included an Autocross (solo racing with cones) for those so inclined, or you could use the day to enjoy some of the available pre-arranged tours and activities in the city.
In the early evening, there was a traditional meal at a rustic maple syrup making farm. On Friday 14 July, there was a special Montreal Owners brunch at 10h00, followed by a fun 'Gimmick Rally', set to include many of the wonderful landmarks of Montreal, including a (slow speed) driving tour of the Formula One track, several great photo opportunities, and both city and country driving.
In May 2017, 20 Montreals attended a meeting of Francophone owners in the region of Angoulême in Charente, France.
Gene Brown from Simi Valley, California, made a 7800km round trip in his Montreal to visit the convention. In keeping with late sixties fashion and the character of the car (a racing engine dressed in a gala evening gown?
Juhani Anttila has reported that the modern Mercedes paint "Lava grey" (Du Pont Mercedes 7228 Lavagrau Met. Cl.) M6388 12/99) is a good match for the "Grigio fumo opaco" finish which was originally applied to the door sills and rear bumper area of the Montreal.
When their cars were repainted, many owners finished these areas with the same colour as the rest of the bodywork.
In accordance with Håkan's wishes, this Bernhard Schalbetter Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the owner who has driven his Montreal the longest distance (excluding any ferry crossings, transporter shipping stages, etc) to participate in the annual European Montreal meeting. Delmas Greene prepared a presentation of the provisional plan (5MB pdf).
Although they are relatively rare in North America, 12 Montreals participated in the meeting. Pre-convention Alfa driving tours began in Kingston Ontario on Monday 10 July, and ended at the hotel in Montreal on Wednesday 12 July in the afternoon.