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
The importance of Seat-To-Back Angle in Pressure Redistribution

Part 9 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

What is seat-to-back angle (STBA) and how does it affect pressure redistribution?
STBA is too often misunderstood to be tilt. IT IS NOT tilt but rather the relative angle between the seat and the back support that can be opened or closed to accommodate for ROM limitations. This allows for more surface area contact between the patient and the support surfaces (back support and cushion) for pressure redistribution.

Why replace the wheelchair’s sling back?

Part 8in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5,Part 6, and Part 7.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

I am going to make a bold statement: for every cushion purchased a back support should be purchased with it. No exceptions.
WHAT did she say??? You heard correctly!
I have been asked many times why I feel so strongly about replacing wheelchair sling backs to provide the optimal seating system for our patients. I will provide you with a multitude of reasons, which we will explore in a moment.

Pathway of Wounds: Shear vs Pressure

Part 7in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, and Part 6.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

Sometimes we get really caught up on the pressure aspect of wound development and don’t really consider that wounds can be caused by more than just pressure alone. In fact, there are three extrinsic factors that really make our patients more susceptible to pressure injuries:

Pressure
Shear
Microclimate

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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.