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  Maserati Tipo 65 Birdcage
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1965
Numbers built:1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 18, 2006
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 5,046 cc / 307.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.0 mm (3.7 in) / 89.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 9.1:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 430 bhp / 321 KW @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 85 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on tubular spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, Koni telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, anti-roll-bar
Rear suspension double wishbones, trailing arms, torsion bars, Koni telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 840 kilo / 1,852 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,430 mm (95.7 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in) / 1,370 mm (53.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.51 bhp / kg
Top Speed 350 km/h (217 mph)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Maserati, the Grand Prix and Sports cars, model by model 1926-2003, by Maurizio Tabucchi
  • Maserati, a complete history from 1926 to present, by Luigi Orsi and Franco Zagari
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