The Ligier JS P217 is one of the four LM P2 chassis homologated by the ACO, the FIA and IMSA complying with the regulations that came into force in 2017.

In compliance with the latter, the Ligier JS P217 is powered by the 4.2-litre V8 Gibson engine that puts out 600 bhp and is equipped with the electronic systems supplied by Cosworth Electronics.

Since 2017, it is eligible for the FIA WEC, the IMSA WeatherTech Championship, the ELMS and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Technical sheet


  • monocoque carbon - HP Composites
  • bodywork carbon HP Composites
  • length: 4745mm - width: 1900mm - wheelbase: 3010mm
  • weight: 930kg


  • double wishbone
  • pushrod, torque rod at the front and spring at the rear
  • latest generation of 4-way shock absorbers
  • adjustable anti-roll bar system
  • 3rd element front and rear


  • 6-speed sequential gearbox Hewland TLS-200 with magnesium casing
  • cooled by oil exchanger
  • semi-automatic pneumatic steering wheel paddle system Hewland


  • electric power steering Kayaba

Engine & Electronics*

  • Gibson Technology GK428 - V8, 4,2 litres, 600 hp
  • data acquisition system and integrated telemetry to the ECU - Cosworth MQ12Di


  • master-cylinder AP Racing
  • 6-piston calipers Brembo
  • Ø15'' front and rear carbon discs AP Racing


  • Ø18'' magnesium OZ Racing - front width: 12,5'' - rear width: 13''


  • 2017 FIA rules
  • 6-point harness Sabelt
  • headrest compatible with Hans device


*common for the four 2017-LM P2 chassis


IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship
2017: 1 win (Laguna Seca)
European Le Mans Series
2017: 2 wins (Silverstone, Red Bull Ring)
2018: 1 win (Spa-Francorchamps)