US 9,809,270 B2
Six-wheel all-terrain vehicle
Jukka Olli, Hirvas (FI); Paavo Sieppi, Kivitaipale (FI); Hannu Yleva, Rovaniemi (FI); Heikki Makkonen, Rovaniemi (FI); Antti Suhanko, Rovaniemi (FI); and Jari Jokelainen, Rovaniemi (FI)
Assigned to BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC., Valcourt (CA)
Appl. No. 14/899,815
Filed by BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC., Valcourt (CA)
PCT Filed Jun. 28, 2014, PCT No. PCT/US2014/044763
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 18, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/210580, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 31, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/841,040, filed on Jun. 28, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0144922 A1, May 26, 2016
Int. Cl. B62K 5/01 (2013.01); B62J 1/00 (2006.01); B62D 61/10 (2006.01)
CPC B62K 5/01 (2013.01) [B62D 61/10 (2013.01); B62J 1/00 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle comprising:
a frame;
a motor connected to the frame;
two front wheels operatively connected to the frame;
two intermediate wheels operatively connected to the frame, the two intermediate wheels being disposed rearward of the two front wheels, the intermediate wheels rotating about intermediate wheel axes;
two rear wheels operatively connected to the frame, the two rear wheels being disposed rearward of the intermediate wheels;
a driver seat connected to the frame;
a passenger seat disposed at least in part rearward of the driver seat, the driver seat and the passenger seat being straddle seats, at least a majority of the passenger seat being disposed forward of the intermediate wheel axes,
the passenger seat having a seat bottom and a seat back, the seat bottom of the passenger seat being vertically higher than the driver seat, a rear surface of the seat back being rearward of the intermediate wheel axes and forward of the two rear wheels; and
a cargo box pivotally connected to the frame about a pivot axis, the passenger seat being disposed at least in part forward of the cargo box, the cargo box having a floor, a front wall and two side walls.