This stunning Maserati Birdcage recreation, chassis number 2473 and engine number 2487, was built by the world renowned English firm Crosthwaite and Gardiner.
They were given an original Tipo 61 Birdcage as building reference which allowed Crosthwaite and Gardiner to meticulously recreate #2473 down to its last nut and bolt over a twelve year (!) period. A newly-built chassis was created and as many original parts as possible utilized along with newly created parts to 100% original specification. Also for the engine, numbered 2487, many original Maserati components were used.
Accompanied by its FIA Historic Technical Passport issued by the Automobile Competition Committee of the United States (ACCUS) this Birdcage is simply stunning and to exacting factory specifications in all aspects.
The Specification of the engine is 2890cc four-cylinder, vertical in-line with 2 x Weber 45 DC03carburettors. The transmission is a correct five-speed manual mechanical with in-unit limited slip differential.
Birdcage #2473, which is now located in Belgium where an inspection is welcomes, is ready for road use and would be accepted for serious historic racing anywhere in the world. This is a unique opportunity to acquire an exact replica of the famous Tipo 61 “Birdcage” for a fraction of the price !
FIA Historical Technical Passport ; Built by specialist Crosthwaite and Gardiner to exact factory specifications ; Two seater sportscar in sheet aluminium over a steel tubular frame...... for more information visit www.RMD.be