No. 55: The Ligier JS17

No turbo power meant this beauty wasn’t the win­ner it should have been

F1 Racing - - NOW THAT WAS A CAR -

Alu­minium mono­coque Front/rear: lower wish­bones, top rockers ac­tu­at­ing in-board coil springs over shock ab­sorbers, anti-roll bar Ma­tra MS81 60° V12 2,993cc 383kW Hew­land 5-speed man­ual Miche­lin 589kg 2,780mm Jac­ques Laf­fite, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Pa­trick Tam­bay, Ed­die Cheever

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