Aluminium Transit lightweight wheelchair

  • Constructed from sturdy aluminium
  • Nylon seat and back
  • Half folding backrest
  • Quick-release swing away footrests
  • Pneumatic rear tyres
  • Lap Belt
  • Adjustable height leg rests
  • Attendant brakes on handles
  • Stepper tubes
  • 8.5kg (8.7 lb) carry weight


Weighing in at just 12kg (27lb) the Lightweight Aluminium Wheelchair from Drive Devilbiss is the perfect wheelchair for trips to the supermarket or around town.

The half fold back allows the wheelchair to fold easily into small car boots with the quick fold mechanism enabling users to open and close the chair with a minimum of fuss.

Fitted with pneumatic rear tyres and nylon back and seat the chair is virtually maintenance-free and comfortable.

Safety is provided by a lap belt and attendant operated brakes to slow down along with a user/attendant operated handbrake when stopped.

This wheelchair is compatible with  Powerstroll units, taking the effort out of pushing.


Description Transit lightweight Width (open) 55cm (22″)
Width (closed) 29cm (11″) Length 96cm (38″)
Height 91cm (36″) Half Folding Back Yes
Seat width 46cm (18″) Seat length 40cm (16″)
Seat height 48cm (19″) Weight 12kg (27lb)
Weight capacity 115kg (18st) Carry Weight 11kg (22lb)
Maximum gradient 10º Frame Aluminium
Available Colours Silver Lap Belt Yes
Removable Footrests Yes Height Adjustable Foot Rests Yes
Elevating Leg Rest Avaiable Yes Amputee Pads Available No
Headrest Available Yes Stepper Tubes Yes
Quick Release Wheels Yes Brakes Handle & parking brakes
Tyres Pneumatic (30psi) Wheel Size 12.5″
Powerpacks Suitable Yes Warranty 12 Months