Patent Number: 6,332,856

Title: Continuously variable transmission

Abstract: A continuously variable transmission wherein a driving pulley comprising a fixed driving pulley piece and a movable driving pulley piece is mounted on a driving shaft, a driven pulley comprising a fixed driven pulley piece and a movable driven pulley piece is mounted on a driven shaft disposed in parallel with the driving shaft, and a belt is entrained on both the driving pulley and the driven pulley. A torque converter and a forward/reverse change-over mechanism are disposed on an input side of the driving shaft with respect to the driving pulley, and an output clutch is disposed on an output side of the driven shaft with respect to the driven pulley.

Inventors: Iwamoto; Michitaka (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: Suzuki Motor Corporation

International Classification: B60K 17/08 (20060101); B60K 17/16 (20060101); B60K 17/06 (20060101); F16H 37/02 (20060101); F16H 037/02 (); F16H 009/12 (); F16H 009/18 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018