Pride Apex Rapid Mobility Scooter
The Apex Rapid is a groundbreaking boot scooter that was the first in its class to come with front and rear suspension to ensure the comfort of the user - a feature not previously found on any other boot scooters. This gives it a much smoother ride over the bumpy pavements that are often encountered. The Apex Rapid remains extremely compact and lightweight, allowing it to be easily disassembled to fit in the back of a car for transport.
The standout feature on the Apex Rapid is its advanced Comfort-Trac Suspension found on both the front and rear axles. While other boot scooters have little protection against bumps in pavements, the suspension on the Apex Rapid cushions the ride for the driver, giving smooth performance. This puts it above even some larger pavement scooters in terms of the comfort it can offer the user.
The Apex Rapid manages this whilst still remaining an incredibly compact and lightweight scooter, barely heavier than the more basic Go Go model. The heaviest piece weighs just 16.6 kg, and the scooter can be easily dismantled with a single hand into five pieces. It is also compact in size , all of which allows it to be transported in the boot of a car.
The battery can be charged on or off board, allowing the scooter to be stored in a garage, shed or car if needs be. The Apex Rapid comes with 17Ah batteries as standard for a longer range. However, smaller 12Ah batteries are available if required for a slight cost reduction. We would only recommend getting the smaller batteries if the scooter is being driven shorter distances, and the person who will be dismantling it finds the 17Ah battery box too heavy.
Other luxury features include ergonomic delta handlebars, and sleek styling available in your choice of red, blue as standard, or yellow, orange, pink and black for a small additional cost. The rotating seat offers a large weight capacity of 21.4 stone, allowing it to comfortably carry most users. The Apex Rapid comes with a decent ground clearance of 1.5 inches at the motor itself, rather than just at the mid-frame. An LED kerb light helps keep the scooter visible when necessary.
While other boot scooters such as the TGA Zest are now available with suspension, the Apex Rapid was the first to do so, and has established itself over the last few years as a trusted, reliable and comfortable scooter that remains one of the best on the market.
The Apex Rapid is available on the Motability scheme, as well as on long-term hire and for purchase. Additionally, for those looking to try before they buy, we are able to hire it out on a short-term basis.
|Width||20.5 in (52 cm)|
|Length||41 in (104 cm)|
|Weight||8.4 st (53.5 kg)|
|Weight of heaviest part||2.6 st (16.6 kg)|
|Seat width||18 in (46 cm)|
|Weight capacity||21.4 st (136 kg)|
|Suspension||Front and rear|
|Ground clearance (at motor)||1.5 in (3.8 cm)|
|Speed||4 mph (6 kmph)|
|Battery size||2 x 12 V (18 Ah)|
|Turning radius||45 in (116 cm)|
|Front wheel size||8 in (20 cm)|
|Rear wheel size||8 in (20 cm)|
If you require further information on the Pride Apex Rapid, or wish to place an order, please call us on 0800 0258 005. Our customer services team will be able to advise you on the scooter, and also on the hire and purchase options available. We can also arrange for a consultation, where you will have the opportunity to have a hands-on demonstration.
All of our mobility scooters come with free delivery and set-up by one of our experienced product specialists when purchased or hired on a long-term basis or leased through the Motability scheme, to ensure they are suitable for your needs, and adjusted as necessary to your comfort. For short-term hire customers, there is a small charge for technician delivery.
We offer three months' free insurance with all scooters purchased from us. The cover is provided by market-leading mobility insurer Fish Insurance, and lets you get mobile straight away, knowing that you are safely covered.