Hyper Division HDX3-Mobility, the Wheelchair-Friendly Scooter

It's really good to see that the Italian company Hyper Division carry on in 2015 with their special HDX3 machines dedicated to disabled individuals.
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The HDX3-Mobility scooter receives updates for 2015 and is now ready to offer a whole new lot of opportunities and transport possibilities to people who have to use a wheelchair.

The idea is not new, but credits go to Hyper Division for being consistent in developing their machines and helping the disabled ride again. With a most inspiring "Now, we can." slogan, Hyper Division is providing a confidence boost to those confined to wheelchairs and offers new, more optimistic perspectives.

A Piaggio Liberty scooter trike

The HDX3-Mobility is based on the Piaggio Liberty scooter. This means that the Hyper Division trikes can range from 50cc to 300cc if a customer desires so.

The standard offer is based on the 151cc SOHC engine that can produce 12 hp at 7,750 rpm and 12Nm (8.8 lb-ft) of torque at 6,500 revs. The three-valve injected single has forced air cooling and is mated to a CVT transmission. It can climb 15-degree gradients.

Telescopic forks in the front offer 76mm (3") of travel for the 15" wheel, while the rear end is equipped with adjustable coil over shock suspensions and dual 14" wheels. Braking power comes from a 240mm front rotor and hydraulic caliper, while the rear brakes use 140cc drums.

Electric motors for reverse and the ramp

The HDX3-Mobility has two electric motors driving the reverse and the ramp. The reverse one is a 24V-450W unit fed by dual 12V-12Ah batteries. The wheelchair receiver ramp is actuated by a 24V-120W motor.

Safety is of course, paramount, and the HDX3 is equipped with a two-point safety belt as standard, but can be upgraded to a 5-point accessory one. The wheelchair locks in place on the ramp, so it won't slide backwards when throttling ahead, while the scoot also has a parking brake.

Hand grabs are conveniently installed on both sides of the riding position, helping the rider align and move. A top box is also optional in case the two storage compartments above the rear wheels are not enough.

For prices and availability don't hesitate to get in touch with Hyper Division as they'll gladly help you. Below is one of the few videos with the HDX3-Mobility in action.

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