Patent Number: 7,823,667

Title: Power unit for small vehicle

Abstract: In a power unit for a vehicle, which is a unit composed of an internal combustion engine with a crankshaft and of a power transmission system equipped with a continuously variable transmission and configured to transmit the torque from the crankshaft to the drive-wheel side while reducing the speed of the torque, to provide a power unit for a vehicle, equipped with two oil pumps and formed, with fewer component parts, into a compact structure. A first oil pump for ejecting lubricant oil and a second oil pump for ejecting oil for at least one of the controlling of the speed change in, and the lubricating of, the continuously variable transmission share a common pump shaft, and are arranged adjacent to each other in the axial direction.

Inventors: Mitsubori; Toshimasa (Saitama, JP), Kondo; Hitoshi (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B60K 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00