1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Aluminum body on tubular steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1959 - 1960
Weight : 1323 lbs | 600.103 kg

Power

Inline 4 | Two Weber 48 DC03 carburetors
Displacement : 2890 cc | 176.4 cu in. | 2.9 L.
Power : 250 BHP (184 KW) @ 6800 RPM
Valvetrain : 16 DOHC (4 valves per cylinder)
2 Weber carburetors
Ignition system :Two-plug
Transmission:
5 Manual

Production Figures

Total 1959 Tipo 61 Birdcage production : 16
1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 149.6 in | 3800 mm.
Width : 59.1 in | 1500 mm.
Height : 39.4 in | 1000 mm.
Wheelbase : 86.6 in | 2200 mm.
Front Track : 49.2 in | 1250 mm.
Rear Track : 47.2 in | 1200 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Independent with coil springs

Rear : DeDion axle, transverse leaf spring, telescopic Koni dampers, anti-roll-bar

Steering
Rack and Pinion

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25

The 1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage measures 59.06 inches in width, 149.61 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 86.61 inches.

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