Tipo 63 24h du Mans


In 1961, Maserati produced a first series of 9 rear mid-engined cars: The Tipo 63.

The famous "Scuderia Serenissima" of the Volpi count gets two copies, one of which is rearranged by Franco Scaglione and fitted with the V12 of the 250F instead of the 4 Cylinders, after a modest 5th position at the Targa Florio.

The power is 320HP at 8200rpm, which allows a V Max of 312 km / h. But the car is quite unstable and unreliable, despite its design far ahead of its time.

At the beginning of 1962, it adopted the specifications of the Tipo 64 on the chassis, gearbox and engine side, but without the hoped-for success and failed to achieve better results.

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Tipo 63 24h du Mans


 Production :

 Race :



24 h du Mans 1961

 Pilot :

L.Scarfiotti / N.Vaccarella

 Engine :

12 Cyl en V

 Displacement :

2990 cm3

 Power :

320 ch // 8200 tr/min

 0 to 100 km/h :

 Maximum speed :


312 km/h

 Coachbuilder/Designer :

Franco Scaglione

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Leo Models

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