Drive around wherever you go

Benoit I Light Drive Power Assist Electric Wheelchair

The advantages of a manual wheelchair, the power of an
electric wheelchair

The Light Drive is controlled with a joystick and yet remains as manoeuvrable and as easy to use as a manual chair.  It gives you the freedom to climb hills with no effort and can be installed in less than 30 seconds.

Benoit I Light Drive Power Assist Electric Wheelchair

Technical specifications

  • Suitable wheelchairs: almost all from 25cm seat width
  • Speed: adjustable  between 0-10km/h (0-6mph)
  • Climb: 20% (12°) for someone  of 70kg (11 stone)
  • Controller: joystick
  • Motor - Standard Version
  • Weight: 8.4kg (18.5 lb) /
  • Power: 2x24vx100w
  • Batteries
  • Lead battery 10Ah
  • Weight: 8.5kg (18.7 lb) / Charging time: 10h Autonomy: 7 to 9km (5m)
  • NiMH 8,5Ah
  • Weight: 3kg (6.6 lb) / Charging time: 4h Autonomy: 6 to 8km (4.35m)
  • NiMH 13,5Ah
  • Weight: 6kg (13.2 lb) / Charging time: 7h Autonomy: 10 to 15km (7.7m)


Do you need help with financing your RGK chair?

There are a few different ways in which you can try to get funding for your wheelchair. These choices include NHS Wheelchair Services, Access to Work, charities or The Motability Scheme. To learn more about who these services are, the eligibility criteria required and how you can apply for the scheme, please click below to access our funding page.

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