Quickie Neon2

The Quickie Neon 2 is a lightweight active wheelchair featuring a compact folding frame that enables it to be easily transported in even the smallest cars. It is a mid-range wheelchair, offering a significant improvement in performance and efficiency over more basic entry-level models whilst remaining affordable. The Neon2 will be bespoke built to match your requirements, whilst retaining a large degree of adjustability to adapt to changing needs or developing wheelchair skills.

Product Description

Frame and Transport

The sleek, effortlessly foldable open frame of the Neon2 allows it to be folded up to very compact dimensions, particularly compared to the box frame of more basic models such as the Life F. Swing-away footrests make for easy standing transfers whilst reducing space when folded, and the optional forwards fold-down backrest further cuts down on space. With the overall light weight of the wheelchair, this makes the Neon2 the ideal partner for those who wish to travel regularly.

Folding framed wheelchairs as a whole are heavier and less energy efficient than their rigid counterparts - however, the Neon's reinforced frame and firm cross brace and seat tubes help to provide fantastic performance. Reducing the flex of the wheelchair when in motion, they give a rigid feel, all without having to sacrifice the benefits of a folding frame.

Options and Seating

The massive breadth of options on the Neon2 allows it to be built to a specification that is perfect for you, from low-maintenance Spinergy wheels to prescriptive seating such as JAY backrests and cushions. The Quickie manual wheelchair range has long been known for leading the market with innovative technological developments, and these have now been rolled down onto the mid-range Neon2, allowing it to be built with ultra-light options such as carbon fibre sideguards and platform footplates, and carbotecture castor forks. The Neon2 also allows for a significant amount of subsequent adjustments, including the rear seat height, centre of gravity - which can be changed from a passive, stable setting to a very active energy efficient one, and the backrest angle that can be adjusted even whilst in the chair. This allows the Neon to adapt to your changing requirements as well as improving wheelchair skills as you gain experience.


The Neon2 is bursting with both style and personality, with a beautiful selection of 32 frame colours, which you can contrast with accent colours for the upholstery trim, castor forks, wheel rims and more to create a unique design. A wheelchair with individuality, once you are done customising your Neon2 it is not just wheels that will turn - heads will too.

Our Verdict

When compact dimensions and easy transfers matter, the Neon2 is the wheelchair to go for. It is a highly versatile chair - with a weight capacity of up to 140 kg, and can be built to meet a wide range of needs, and customised to match your style. Within the Quickie range, it sits between the Life F - a more basic chair with a less active profile and larger box frame, and the lighter but significantly more expensive Xenon2. While more experienced wheelchair users may prefer to opt for the Xenon, which is over 2 kg lighter and has more active options such as a fixed front frame, the Neon2 is nonetheless an impressive model striking a good balance between performance, cost and adjustability.

We suggest trying the Neon2 alongside Ki Mobility's Catalyst 5VX and Progeo's Exelle Vario, which are the direct equivalents in their ranges. It can also be worth considering Kuschall's Compact 2.0 - while a bit more expensive than the Neon2, it is an impressive lightweight folding chair.

Key Features

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    Mid-range folding wheelchair
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    Unique ultra-compact folding frame
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    Large range of adjustments
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    Personalise your style

Our Service

We passionately believe we provide a level of service above and beyond other retailers that gives you real value for money. Our in-house experts can provide you with impartial advice on the right wheelchair for you, and none of our staff are on commission.

All aftercare is carried out by our experienced specialists, with a fleet of mobile engineers, and a fully stocked workshop at our HQ - we don't get a third-party company to carry out our work. In the unlikely event your wheelchair needs to come back to us for repair, we will provide you with a loan active wheelchair from our fleet to keep you mobile.

Try This Wheelchair

Our Chessington Showroom is stocked with a wide range of wheelchairs for you to try out and compare, and our product specialists are on hand to answer all your questions, and carry out a full assessment. Visiting our Showroom allows you to see the widest possible range of products before making your decision on which wheelchair to buy.

We are also able to carry out home assessments and demonstrations - please call us to book one in. A home consultation comes with the benefit of trying out a wheelchair around the environment in which you will be using it.

Product Specification

Weight11kg / 1st 10lb
Crash TestedYes
Frame MaterialAluminium
Max Seat Depth50cm / 19.69in
Max Seat Width50cm / 19.69in
Min Seat Depth34cm / 13.39in
Min Seat Width30cm / 11.81in
Weight Capacity140kg / 22st 1lb
Active Wheelchair TypeFolding Wheelchair


£1,750 exc VAT / £2,100 inc VAT

Active wheelchairs are built to order following an assessment with one of our Prescriptive Assessors. They are available with a wide range of customisation options, from wheels to seating to style upgrades, and these can affect the price - our Prescriptive Assessors will run through all the options at your assessment. As a general guideline, we find most people will spend around an additional £500 - £1,500 on customisation options on active wheelchairs; however it is possible to get a fully functioning and desirable chair at the base price!

People purchasing active wheelchairs will normally qualify for zero-rated VAT. If the person using the wheelchair has a permanent disability, terminal illness or chronic sickness then they will be eligible for 0% VAT. Our Prescriptive Assessors will be able to answer any questions you may have about VAT.

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