In 1959, Giulio Alfieri created a spectacular frame made of more than 200 tubes of small diameters welded together to give birth to the Tipo 60, nicknamed "Birdcage".
The innovative chassis design combined with the mechanical elements already proven by Maserati make it a formidable front-engined racing car. The 2-liter engine from the 200S delivered 200 HP and allowed 270 km / h! Its tilted position lowered the car's center of gravity and improved handling.
6 examples were built and they accumulated 55 race victories. From 1960, the Tipo 60 will evolve towards the Tipo 61 which will adopt a 3-liter engine producing 250 HP.