Cool, New Product Allows You to Motorize Your Manual Wheelchair in Second

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We came across this video recently on Autoblog. It’s about the Firefly wheelchair attachment

Watch the video and read the article here:

Firefly is an electric wheelchair attachment that motorizes most wheelchairs. Initial installation takes about 30 minutes but then Firefly will attach and detach from your wheelchair in seconds. Learn more about the Firefly from Rio Mobility at

Transcript: Motorize your wheelchair. Firefly by Rio Mobility is an electric motorized wheel that attaches to a wheelchair. The “handcycle” includes two separate thumb throttles that control forward and reverse. Firefly has a 350W electric motor and has a top speed of 12 mph. The removable 36 volt lithium ion battery can be fully charged in 4 hours and has a range of 15 miles. Firefly weighs 24 lbs with the battery attached and can pull up to 280 lbs. The Firefly electric wheel costs $2,395.

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