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Leading vehicle and wheelchair conversion specialists with over 30 years experience

Leading vehicle and wheelchair conversion specialists with over 30 years experience

Want to speak to an advisor?

Call us on: 01442 212918

(Open Mon- Fri: 8.00am to 4.30pm)

Price Range

Now from £3995

Funding Options

Private (or Voucher Scheme)

Home Demonstration

Yes; home demonstration available on this product – GET DETAILS

Power wheels for Manual Wheelchairs Wheelchairs

SDMotionDrive – power wheels for wheelchair

Convert your manual wheelchair into a joystick controlled electric powered version, with a simple add on power-pack

Whether you’re at home, work or out and about, the SDMotionDrive delivers freedom of movement right to your fingertips!

With its lightweight, compact design which can be fitted to a wide range of manual chairs, its transportability (even for holidays) plus the long distance range of around 20 miles with the Li-ion battery, the SDMotionDrive offers you a practical and flexible solution for maximum independence.

Arrange a home demo and you will quickly appreciate all the benefits the SDMotionDrive will give you. When you are ready, let the SDL experts custom configure your wheelchair in our own workshops, adding joystick power control, battery and power wheels. We can usually carry out the conversion in as little as 7 working days and offer a comprehensive after sales back-up service service.

Joystick Controller

Easy to operate with 5 speed levels and individually adjustable driving modes to put you in total control.

Clear and accurate battery level indicator.

Can be fitted to left or right side.

Retractable arm to lower joystick controller position when sitting at a table.*

* This function is only available for a frame mounted joystick controller.

1 – Flat Motor & Quick Release Wheels

Efficient Flat motors, compatible with a wide range of wheelchairs
Quick Release buttons ensure wheels can be simply removed for transporting

2 – Attendant Controller

Allows and attendant total control of your SDMotionDrive

3 – Anti Tippers

Prevents possible backward tipping and can be retracted when not required

4 – Clutch Lever

For easy switching between manual and powered status.

Technical Specifications

Drive System | Direct rear-wheel drive
Steering | User control: Joystick operation
Driving Wheel Diameter | 22″ or 24″ wheels
Control System | Microcomputer control
Manual / Electric Mode | Switched by Hand
Motor | 30 minutes rated output: 24V, 120W x 2
Actual Climbing Angle | 6 Degrees
Battery | Nickel-Metal Hydride: Weight: 2.9KH, 24v x 6.7AH or
LI-ION: Weight 3.6KG, 25V. 50/60HZ
Charging Time |  Fully automatic charging in approx 2-3 hours



SDL – Overview of Services

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Wherever you are, the SDMotionAssistPlus delivers the freedom of easier movement, leaving you with more energy for things you enjoy!

Expert, helpful advice plus over 3 decades of experience

We carefully choose all the ranges of products we sell and always provide expert, honest advice and guidance on which options would be best for you.

Excellent service of Sam’s wheelchair. He was so pleased when we delivered it to his house. Thank you very much

Mr and Mrs Merchant , Gloucestershire

From the initial contact and throughout the process of placing my order, everyone has been friendly and helpful which gives me as a customer, confidence, and reassurance that if I ever needed to ring for help I would get a friendly voice on the other end of the phone. The mobility consultant explained all the […]

Donna P , Bedford