|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/298 ; 280/755 ; 180/219 ; 180/209|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 7|
A two-seat center-tracking motor vehicle with a narrow body completely enclosing the occupants designed for maximum compactness, energy efficiency, high performance in term of acceleration, speed and maneuverability, and maximum protection of the occupants. The vehicle has two primary road wheels arranged in tandem, and is stabilized at low speeds by a pair of ski-rollers attached to a pair of outrigger struts which are tucked within the width of the body during normal operation. The outrigger struts may be swung outward to widen the base of support when...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] In a motor vehicle which has a body defining an operator's compartment flanked by two lateral body sides, a front and a rear primary road wheels arranged in tandem along a longitudinal axis of the vehicle, a center of gravity, and a body width, the combination comprising:outrigger struts mounted on each side of said vehicle, each of said struts having at least two elongated component slidingly attached serving as an upper end and a lower end of said strut, for supporting said vehicle during period of insufficient forward speed...