Take The High Road

Want to navigate the downtown scene or explore the road less traveled? Wherever you’re looking to go, the Permobil M5 is built for your lifestyle. By fusing sleek design, unparalleled power and the FlexLink Pro dynamic suspension, each M5 delivers an outstanding level of performance and ride comfort. Perfect for every adventure!

  •   | Feel the Difference

    Experience unsurpassed stability and comfort from our unique suspension geometry and linear spring design that is paired with our patent pending FlexLink™ Suspension for advanced vibration reduction. For even more comfort the M5 Corpus debuts the FlexLink Pro for first-in-class independent drive wheel suspension.

  • 3.2mph @ 14″ of Seat Elevation w/Full Suspension

    In the tradition of high-performance motors and gearboxes, the M5 takes control with a 7.5 mph motor package and superior torque. Coupled with a 14″ seat elevator that maintains full suspension at any seating position and drive speed, piloting the M5 Corpus will help you take adventure to a new level.

  • Blaze Your Own Trails

    The rubber meets the road with our 8″ aggressive or standard caster options. The M5’s adjustment-free flutter damping device enables an intuitive driving experience even with a wide variety of drive controls. Finally, mid-wheel drive performance that lets you pivot like a pro.

 | Reach for More

Your world isn’t one dimensional. Your seat elevator shouldn’t be either. ActiveReach™ technology is the ultimate advantage in accessing your environment. By combining 14” of seat elevation and Corpus seating functions, Permobil’s ActiveReach™ technology enables you with up to 20º of forward tilt. This can be used for reaching beyond obstructions, into high cabinets, or even assist in transfers. Truly putting your world within reach.

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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.

Robert Smith Permobil
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
Accent Colors
  • Galactic Green
  • Midnight Black
  • Ocean Blue
  • Power Pink
  • Radiant Red
  • Sunburst Orange
  • Phantom Grey
  • Titan Blue
Hydrographics
  • Carbon Fiber
  • MossyOak Breakup Country
  • CDG Poly Green
  • Water Lily
  • Sugar Skulls
  • Fireball
Fabric

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

Galactic Green Midnight Black Ocean Blue Power Pink Radiant Red Sunburst Orange Phantom Grey Titan Blue Carbon Fiber MossyOak Breakup Country CDG Poly Green Water Lily Sugar Skulls Fireball

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
What in the construction of an offloading wheelchair cushion allows for pressure redistribution?

Part 5 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3, and Part 4.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

Through the built-in contours of an offloading style cushion, the therapist can help align and stabilize the spine, pelvis, and LEs to allow the pressure and shear forces to be transferred from a smaller surface area to a greater surface area. The contours needed for offloading pressure are:

Offloading vs Immersion: Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Injuries

Part 4 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2, Part 3.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

The rule of thumb to minimize peak pressures with the goal of reducing the risk of or healing an existing pressure injury is: remove pressure from a small surface area that cannot withstand constant pressure or shear forces and REDISTRIBUTE it across areas of greater surface area. For example, we can redistribute pressure from the ITs to the femur and as much of the gluteal surface as possible. And we achieve this through either offloading or immersion.
One method is not necessarily better than the other; a therapist must understand what the benefits and considerations are of all methods and choose the best option for each patient. Utilize cushions that through their construction offload or immerse, or combine the principles.
Let’s review in detail the principle of offloading.

The Benefits of Standing for a Wheelchair User

Part 2 in our series focusing on wheelchair solutions for Veterans. See Part 1 here.

If you work in an office setting, you’ll notice that there is an increased push towards standing desks and even treadmill desks. It has been well documented that prolonged sitting affects your health. So, if this is true for able-bodied individuals, it is certainly true for a wheelchair user.

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Support

M5 Corpus

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

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
Maximum Speed 7.5 mph
Range 16 mi*
Base Width 25"
Base Length 37.5"
Minimum Turning Radius 21.5”
Ground Clearance 3”
Recommended Battery Type Group 24
Weight Including Batteries 430 lbs
Drive Electronics R-Net 120A
Seat-to-Floor Height 17.5”, 18.5”, 19.5”
Optional Seat Elevator 14”
Tilt Options 0° – 50° Posterior 5º
5º, 10° & 20° Anterior
Recline Options 85° – 120° (manual)
85° – 180° (power)
Legrest Angle 85° – 170°
Backrest Height 20”, 23” – 28” (by 1” incr.)
Seat Depth 14” – 22” (by 1” incr.)
Seat Width 17” – 23” (by 2” incr.)
Armrest Pad Lengths 10”, 13”, 16”, 18”

Specifications may vary based upon configuration. Specifications may vary based upon configuration. Please refer to your owners manual for warnings and instructions for the safe operation of your wheelchair in a variety of driving conditions.

* Actual driving range will vary based on driving and battery conditions.