2351051-A cites 2 patents.

An architecture for a motor vehicle is disclosed in which a motor vehicle comprises a driveshaft, a flat power unit 2 mounted to the rear of the vehicle, and a flywheel 12, a clutch, ancillaries and a transaxle comprising a gearbox 18 and a differential unit mounted close to or forward of a front axle centreline 10 of the vehicle. Such an architecture has improved weight distribution, crash, NVH and refinement, and ride and handling characteristics.

Rear engine, front-wheel drive vehicle
Application Number
GB19990013999 19990617
Publication Number
Application Date
June 17, 1999
Publication Date
December 20, 2000
Basnett Michael Neil
Rover Group
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