Steering wheel for a vehicle

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of bottom, front, and right side of a steering wheel for a vehicle;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof, the right side view being a mirror image of FIG. 3;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 7-7 of FIG. 2 with the internal structure omitted.

Any broken lines shown and any areas within broken lines represent unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design. The lines consisting of long lines and dots indicate conceptual border lines between the claimed portions and the unclaimed portions.


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

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Patent History
Patent number: D932961
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 11, 2020
Date of Patent: Oct 12, 2021
Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD. (Aichi-pref.)
Inventors: Kyoichi Kawahata (Kiyosu), Toshiyasu Sayama (Kiyosu)
Primary Examiner: Brett Miller
Assistant Examiner: Suzanne E Tisdell
Application Number: 29/727,494
Current U.S. Class: Steering Wheel (D12/175)