What could Bombardier be up to here with is patnet application?
Can-Am patent application: METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING VEHICLES OF A FAMILY OF VEHICLES AND CORRESPONDING VEHICLES
What could this mean? It looks like the application has something to do with the Defender.
A vehicle has a frame including a front frame module defining at least in part a cockpit and a rear frame module having a cargo bed support structure. The vehicle has a rear seat row or a cargo bed support structure extension disposed rearwardly of a front seat row. A wheelbase length measured between centers of front and rear wheels of the vehicle is approximately the same regardless of which of the rear seat row and the cargo bed support structure extension is disposed rearwardly of the front seat row. A longitudinal cargo pivot distance measured between the center of the front wheels and a cargo bed pivot axis is approximately the same regardless of which of the rear seat row and the cargo bed support structure extension is disposed rearwardly of the front seat row. A method of assembling a vehicle of a family of vehicles is also contemplated.
Can-Am patent application FIG. 3 is a perspective view taken from a rear, left side of the vehicle of FIG. 1, with the cargo bed, some body panels and some frame members removed;
Can-Am patent application FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the vehicle components of FIG. 3;
Information for this article was provided by US patent application 20220033005.