One Chair. Endless Options

Finally, a true Permobil quality solution for those users who require a more traditional rehab style seating system with limited to no power seat functions. Designed with adaptable seating and positioning needs in mind, the M1 offers all the flexibility without the compromise.

  • Adaptable Seating & Positioning

    Open and sleek design with 1” diameter rigid tubular backrest frame allows mounting of virtually any seating and positioning solution. You can now select from a variety of positioning options from a simple curved back to custom molded seating – all with minimum loss of seat depth.

  • Durability You Can Feel

    You can feel confident that your chair can withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle. The M1 features locking, flip back arm rests with two points of contact for added security. Center mount and swing-away legrest options designed for durability and ease of use.

  • Proven Technology

    Reliability comes standard with proven drive unit technology also found in the M3 and F3 power series. The unique suspension geometry and linear spring design provides a more stable chassis while the vibration dampening FlexLink™ ensures a smooth ride over a variety of terrain.

Endless Options

Designed to meet your individual needs, the M1 accommodates ROHO® seating & positioning solutions as well as third party options.

Learn More about Permobil | ROHO® Seating & Positioning Products

 

Introducing New M1 Accessories

More on chair options allows you to truly customize the M1 to fit your needs.

Learn More about M1 Accessories
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
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

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
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

Benefits of Front Wheel Drive Part 1

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

We at Permobil have over 50 years of redefining not just ability but also mobility. Today we are focusing on front wheel drive solutions and our story really starts with our founder, Dr. Per Udden who made the first Permobil power wheelchair in the basement of his hospital in Sweden. Dr. Udden believed in a better solution that allowed his clients and patients to get independent mobility, and with this idea in mind he created the first power wheelchair. Early on, Permobil has believed in the benefit of front wheel drive as an ideal platform for indoor and outdoor mobility.
So how do you know if a Front Wheel Drive power wheelchair is right for you?

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Support

M1

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

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
Maximum Speed 5 mph
Range 16 mi*
Base Width 24"
Base Length 35.5"
Minimum Turning Radius 20.5”
Ground Clearance 3”
Recommended Battery Type Group 34
Weight Including Batteries 319 lbs**
Drive Electronics R-Net 90A, VR2 PM 90 (Advanced) or
PM 70 (Advanced and Basic)
Seat-to-Floor Height 16”, 17”, 18”
Tilt Options 0° – 50°
Recline Options 85° – 110° (manual)
Legrest Angle 80 – 140° (power) [ >19” seat depth]
90 – 150° (power) [ ≤19” seat depth]
80 – 135° (manual)
Backrest Height 18” – 29” (by 1” incr.)
Seat Depth 14" – 22" (by 1” incr.)
Seat Width 14" – 22" (by 2” incr.)
Armrest Options 2"x10", 2"x14”, 4"x10”, 4"x13"

†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.
††The maximum user weight for a seat depth of 14” cannot exceed 165 lbs.

* Actual driving range will vary based on driving and battery conditions.
**Includes weight of base, curved backrest and battery.