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.

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    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.

  • 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. Connecting users and service technicians through a single intuitive platform improves communication and helps you be better prepared for the unexpected.

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 | 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.

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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
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

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.