Drive Autofold Elite Folding Mobility Scooter with Suspension
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Drive Autofold Elite Folding Mobility Scooter with Suspension
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Drive Autofold Elite Folding Mobility Scooter with Suspension

Drive Autofold Elite Folding Mobility Scooter with Suspension
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£2,350.00 Excluding VAT
£2,820.00 Including VAT

This Product is eligible for VAT relief Read more about VAT Relief

You can declare if you are eligible for VAT relief at the checkout.


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Product Information
Specification
VAT Relief Information

A first in its class of remote auto-folding pavement scooters to feature Shock Absorbing front and rear suspension, designed to provide extra comfort for an exceptional ride. The AutoFold Elite Scooter features a striking new design with a fresh metallic silver finish and stylish silver wheel hubs. It also includes a new Delta bar and removable armrests for additional comfort, it comes with a fob for remote controlled folding operation, LED headlight and a light up digital LCD screen.

Features:

  • Unique remote control folding design, easy to carry and storage.
  • Electromagnetic brake system ensures safety.
  • Magnesium alloy frame for light weight and strength.
  • folding methods: Remote control/Manual/Electric switch.
  • Equipped with high quality detachable lithium battery, stable performance.
  • LCD display power, speed display at a glance.
  • Built-in suspension help to iron out the bumps and obstacles along the way, ensuring you an altogether more comfortable ride.

Specifications:

  • Length Unfolded: 98cm (38.5")
  • Width Unfolded: 50cm (19.6")
  • Height Unfolded: 82.5cm (32.4")
  • Length Folded: 42.5cm (16.7")
  • Width Folded: 50cm (19.6")
  • Height Folded: 60cm (23.6")
  • Driving Speed: 0~4 mph (0~6.4 kph)
  • Max Drive Distance: 15km (9.3 Miles)
  • Max Capacity: 125kg (19.6 Stone)
  • Weight: 27 kg(Without Battery)
  • Safe Gradient: 0~12°
  • Turning Radius: ≤1.5 m
  • Driving System Rear wheel drive
  • Brake System Electromagnetic Brake
  • Tires Solid Tire
  • Motor: 24V 120W
  • Lithium Battery: 24V 10AH (252Wh total)
  • Charger: 24V 2A(Output:29.4V 2A)

To view our guide on Airline Approved Travel Mobility Scooters Click Here

Additional Delivery, Warranty, Insurance and Breakdown Cover options:

We now offer an additional delivery and set up service, you will benefit from a nationwide network of engineers to support our warranties with fast service at your home: no need to ship your items back to us. For further information Click Here.

All our new Mobility Scooters’ and Powerchairs’ come with a full 12 month's warranty, with an additional option of Insurance and Breakdown cover (to add this option please select at the bottom of the page). If you would like to protect yourself beyond the first 12 months please add the Extended Warranty option below. Click Here or call us on 08006 123454 for more details.

Product CodeAutofold Elite
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ManufacturerDrive Devilbiss Healthcare
ConditionNew
Weight27kg
Width50cm
Height82.5cm
Depth98cm

VAT relief on products and services for disabled people

VAT is a tax that you pay as a consumer when you buy goods and services in the European Union (EU), including the United Kingdom. In the UK the standard rate for VAT is 20 per cent.

Disabled people don't have to pay VAT when they buy equipment that has been designed solely for disabled people, or on the adaptation of equipment so they can use it.

Also, VAT is not charged on certain services provided to disabled people, including some building work to adapt a disabled person's home and the hire of disability equipment like wheelchairs.

Goods and services on which you don't have to pay VAT are often referred to as 'zero-rated' or 'eligible for VAT relief'. In other words, the rate of VAT that is charged on them is zero.

The rules about VAT reliefs for disabled people are complex. Not everything that is supplied to disabled people is zero-rated for VAT.

Who is eligible for VAT relief

VAT law states that you must be 'chronically sick or disabled' to qualify for VAT relief.

A person is 'chronically sick or disabled' if they:

  • Have a physical or mental impairment that has a long-term and severe effect on their ability to carry out everyday activities
  • Have a condition that doctors treat as a chronic sickness (like diabetes, for example) or are terminally ill

A person with a temporary injury like a broken leg would not qualify, nor would a frail older person who was otherwise well and non-disabled.

A product or service must also be supplied for the 'personal or domestic use' of a chronically sick or disabled person to qualify for zero-rating. Things not covered by this include:

  • Products and services used for business purposes
  • Products made widely available for a group of people to use
  • Products and services supplied to people who are staying or living in a hospital or nursing home, as part of their medical or surgical treatment or with any form of care

Products that are eligible for VAT relief

Some examples of products that are zero-rated for VAT are:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Some medical and surgical appliances - like artificial limbs, for example electrically or mechanically adjustable beds chair or stair lifts
  • Computer software or hardware designed specifically for disabled people
  • Gadgets and devices that are designed solely to make everyday tasks easier for disabled people, like kettle tippers vehicles that have been adapted for use by a disabled wheelchair or stretcher user

Services that are eligible for VAT relief

Services that are eligible for zero-rating include:

  • The servicing, maintenance and installation of disability equipment
  • Adaptation work on equipment or appliances so a disabled person can use them
  • Some building alterations to a disabled person's home
  • The hire of qualifying disability equipment

Motor vehicles

If you are a wheelchair or stretcher user, you should not have to pay VAT when you buy a motor vehicle that has been substantially and permanently adapted for your personal use. A wheelchair user is defined as anyone who has to use a wheelchair - powered or manual - in order to be mobile.

Any adaptation work that is done on an unadapted vehicle to make it suitable for a disabled person's condition, whether or not that person is a wheelchair user, is also eligible for zero-rating. However, there is no VAT relief on the purchase of an unadapted vehicle.

For more information, read the notice 'Motor vehicles for disabled people' on the HM Revenue & Customs website.

Read the notice 'Motor vehicles for disabled people' on the HMRC website (opens new window)

Equipment How VAT reliefs work

Before you pay for any product or service, check that it qualifies for zero-rating and that the supplier is registered for VAT.

When you buy a zero-rated product or service, you may have to sign a form declaring that you have a chronic illness or disability and what it is. You must also declare that the product or service is for your own 'personal or domestic use'. The supplier should have copies of this form.

You can then buy the product or service at a price that excludes VAT. You don't have to pay VAT and then reclaim it from the government - it will be taken off the purchase price before you pay.

You can find an example of the declaration form in the 'VAT reliefs for disabled people' notice on the HM Revenue & Customs website.

Read the 'VAT reliefs for disabled people' notice on the HM Revenue & Customs website (opens new window)

More information

You can find out more about VAT reliefs for disabled people on the HM Revenue & Customs website. If you cannot find the answer to your questions there, you can call their Charities Helpline, which covers VAT reliefs for disabled people.

Telephone: 0845 302 02 03


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