Small footprint, big impact

The F3 Corpus offers the smallest footprint of the F-series front wheel drive power wheelchairs. Its compact size and agility allows users to easily maneuver in and out of tight spaces. The optimized battery weight distribution, lower center of mass and fully adjustable ComfortRide suspension improve stability while traversing inclines or declines. Experience the enhanced functionality of the F3 by combining outstanding chassis performance with Permobil’s industry leading Corpus Seating System offering 12” of ActiveHeight and up to 30º of ActiveReach forward tilt technology.

Corpus Power Seat Functions

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    ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach

    With up to 12” of vertical seat adjustment and 30° of ActiveReach forward tilt capability, the F-Series empowers you to reach for more and go further faster with new elevated drive speeds of up to 3.2mph.

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    ComfortRide Suspension

    Conquer your world with ComfortRide fully independent, adjustable suspension. Enjoy superior vibration reduction, ride comfort and drive performance for the widest variety of driving scenarios.

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  • Comfort is King

    Corpus®, the world’s leading ergonomic seating system, just got better. Biomechanically optimized power positioning has been enhanced with Corpus Ergo Seat cushion with redesigned pelvic well and new Corpus Ergo backrest cushions with dual density foam. New Stretch-Air cover option is a breathable, machine washable fabric with a low moisture vapor transfer.

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    Compact Stability

    The F3 Corpus offers the smallest footprint of the F-series front wheel drive power wheelchairs. Its compact size and agility allows users to easily maneuver in and out of tight spaces.

  • Make a Statement

    New high power LED head lights are twice as bright, making it easier to see and be seen. With a sleek new design, expanded color/hydrographic options and powerful new LED lighting you should be prepared to turn a few heads in your new F-Series.

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    Permobil Connect

    We live in a world where connection is everything. Your chair should be no exception and now features the same level of technology that you’ve come to expect in your daily life.

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The Corpus® Seating System

Corpus®, the world’s leading ergonomic seating system, just got better. Biomechanically optimized power positioning has been enhanced with improved Ergo seat and backrest cushions. Our new dual density backrest foam promotes greater surface area contact while the redesigned Ergo seat pelvic well insert can help pressure redistribution and reduce peak pressures. Stretch-Air covers offer a breathable, moisture resistant fabric material to enhance comfort and help protect underlying foam.

We build for you.

Look around Permobil, and you’ll see people who not only understand the challenges you face, they live them every day. And they know how to use design, technology and creativity to solve these challenges.

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Signature

Made for you by:

Robert Smith Jr.
Flex Force

Stylish.

With a variety of trim colors and an aggressive tread upgrade option, your new ride is sure to turn heads.

Frame Colors
Premium Color Options
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Bronze
Color Options
  • Midnight
  • Violet
  • Sky
  • Aqua
  • Spring
  • Canary
  • Sunset
  • Chili
  • Flamingo
  • Arctic
Hydrographics
  • Carbon Fiber
  • MossyOak Breakup Country
  • CDG Poly Green
  • Water Lily
  • Sugar Skulls
  • Fireball
  • Midnight Patriot
  • American Liberty
Fabric

Colors represented on our website are for reference only. Please see your local provider for actual color samples.

Gold Platinum Bronze Midnight Violet Sky Aqua Spring Canary Sunset Chili Flamingo Arctic Carbon Fiber MossyOak Breakup Country CDG Poly Green Water Lily Sugar Skulls Fireball Midnight Patriot American Liberty

It doesn’t stop there. Accessorize your Permobil. See accessories.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Latest Blog Posts
It’s CRT Awareness Week! What does that mean and why should I care?

“Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) includes individually configured wheelchairs, seating systems, and other adaptive equipment prescribed to meet the specific needs of people with disabilities such as ALS, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury. This specialized equipment addresses their medical needs, reduces their health care costs, and maximizes their function and independence”. (taken from access2crt.org)
CRT Awareness Week is meant to let people know how important CRT is, and to inform the public of current legislation related to CRT. It happens every August when members of Congress are in their home offices and the goal is to mobilize people to reach out to their Congressmen and ask for their support on Bills that protect access to CRT.
“We need Congress to protect access by passing important legislation this year”.(taken from access2CRT.org)

Making a Stand

As we’ve been discussing the benefits of front wheel drive recently, we had an unsolicited story come our way. Joseph Maimone lives in NC and is a published author, radio contributor, and has a following on YouTube. He sustained a spinal cord injury from a skiing accident in 2004 and has been in a wheelchair ever since. This is his story of how standing has improved his health and lifestyle. Thanks to Todd Dewey, ATP with Numotion for connecting us with our friend Joseph to share his story.

Benefits of Front Wheel Drive Part 2

Part 2 in our two-part series exploring the potential benefits and uses of front wheel drive power wheelchairs. Check out Part 1.

Last week we looked a few reasons a front wheel drive (FWD) power wheelchair might be right for you. We discussed how FWD wheel base configuration can increase how close you can get to surfaces for function and drive maneuverability to ease navigation of tight corners. This week we continue our conversation by taking a look at the following reasons FWD might be the right mobility base for you:

Obstacle Negotiation
Enhanced Steering
Smooth Ride
Stable Base of Support

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Support

2019 F3 Corpus

Contact our Support Representatives:
800-736-0925
support@permobil.com

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
136 kg
Maximum Speed 6 mph
10 km/h
Driving Range (1) 13 miles
21 km
Base Width 24"
610 mm
Base Length 36" (40" w/ anti-tippers)
915/1016 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 26.5"
673 mm
Ground Clearance 3"
75 mm
Drive Electronics R-net 120A
Battery Type Group 24 Gel, Group 34 Gel
Optional Seat Elevator 12"
300 mm
Seat to Floor Height 17.5", 18.5", 19.5"
445, 470, 495 mm
Power Tilt Options 0° - 50° Posterior
5º, 10°, 20° & 30° Anterior
Recline Options 85º-120° (manual), 85º-180° (power)
Legrest Elevation 85° - 170°
Armrest Pad Lengths 10", 13", 16" & 18"
Seat Widths 17" - 23" (by 2" increments)
420 - 570 mm
Seat Depths 14" - 22" (by 1" increments)
370 - 570 mm
Backrest Heights 20", 23" - 28" (by 1" incr.)
505, 580-710 mm

1 This represents the theoretical driving range when testing the wheelchair according to RESNA WC-2, Section 4. This test is performed under ideal conditions and actual range will vary depending on battery and driving conditions. These specifications are dependent on the configuration of the wheelchair. For further information not mentioned in this sheet, please refer to the user manual which can be downloaded from the Permobil web site, or contact your local Permobil office. *The range may be reduced if the wheelchair is used frequently on slopes, rough ground or to climb curbs often.