- The Toro Company
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a vehicle showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is an enlarged top plan view thereof.


The ornamental design for a vehicle, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D445066
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 21, 2000
Date of Patent: Jul 17, 2001
Assignee: The Toro Company (Bloomington, MN)
Inventors: Darrell W. Hinklin (Excelsior, MN), Bart T. Ellson (Chanhassen, MN), Kip S. Vangsgard (White Bear Lake, MN), Richard T. Cairns (Wayzata, MN), Jonathan P. Van Dore (Minneapolis, MN), Kenneth R. Parker (Atlanta, GA)
Primary Examiner: Stacia Cadmus
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Mau & Krull, P.A.
Application Number: 29/126,695
Current U.S. Class: Special Purpose Vehicle (D12/1)
International Classification: 1214;