Patent Number: 6,637,802

Title: Convertible top and driving device for a convertible top

Abstract: A driving device for a convertible top includes a main bearing having a first fixed bearing point, a first link pivotally connected to the main bearing at the first fixed bearing point, a driving cylinder, a push and pull rod, a first bent link, and a second bent link. The first link includes a double lever having two hinge points each positioned on different sides with respect to the first fixed bearing point. The push and pull rod is coupled to one of the two hinge points via the first bent link and coupled to the other of the two hinge points via the second bent link. The driving cylinder provides a force acting upon the push and pull rod.

Inventors: Obendiek; Klaus (Passau, DE)

Assignee: Edscha Cabrio-Verdecksysteme GmbH

International Classification: B60J 7/08 (20060101); B60J 7/14 (20060101); B60J 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020