ziesel off-road wheelchair conquers all weather and terrain ziesel off-road wheelchair conquers all weather and terrain
dec 02, 2013

ziesel off-road wheelchair conquers all weather and terrain

‘ziesel’ off-road wheelchair conquers all weather and terrain
all images courtey of ziesel

 

 

 

combining functionality and freedom, the ‘ziesel’ off-road driving machine is a practical outdoor mobility solution for people with disabilities. the monster vehicle by mattro can tread through an expansive range of terrain from cross-country skiing tracks, to hiking trails, beaches, and dunes with its 4-season rubber tracks. controlled by a high precision joystick, ‘ziesel’s’ ecological electric motors are powered by an intelligent lithium-ion battery with a fully automated heating system. wooden panels and a customizable colored tubular steel frame with rollover protection complete the unit. although compatible for those with a mobility impairment, avid adventures are also encouraged to participate in the outdoor action all year round.

 

 


der ziesel- grenzenlos/unlimited
video courtesy of mattro mobility revolutions gmbh

 

 


the monster machine from the front

 

 


3/4 view showing the functionality of the wheel system

 

 


side view, available in a vibrant blue color

 

 


detail of the joystick controller and wooden surface

 

 


the ‘ziesel’ treads over snow and ice

 

 


the machine is able to transport and carry heavy loads

 

 


riding through the sandy shore

 

 


‘ziesel’ is able to drive through mud and dirt

 

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  • At what cost? How many people in India or Phillipines could have access to basic sanitation or fertilizer for the same money? I understand private money can purchase Lear Jets and fine art, but items like this are most often paid for by taxpayers.

    Who is to decide whether the young fellow in the photo, who perhaps wrecked his snow machine while drinking, deserves a Ziesel?

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • Yes, now almost everyone can destroy the countryside.

    Ron Smith says:
  • A cute machine of limited practicality that should provide minutes of fun for the wealthy person of limited mobility. Looks like it needs handicapped ramps, is not legal on the street, requires the use of snow suit. A potential environmental terminator for the ‘it’s all about me type’.

    A tour de force.

    greg zurbay says:
  • Great machine, obviously the nah sayers are walking. I’m sure the environmental impact of an electric powered chair will change the world.

    Charlie Croteau says:
  • I don’t quite understand the negativity. While the cost would likely keep most of us out of the market for one of these, the uses are endless. I use standard mobility scooters to navigate in the woods. This does not always meet with the best success. I have spent hours doing this. I earned a Master Naturalist certificate while using my outdoor scooter. And much of our class time was spent in the woods, fields, etc. I did have to forego some parts of some trips, because I knew it was too dangerous with my machine. Do I worry about the environmental impact of such a machine? Yes. Do I think it might have more benefits than negatives? Yes.

    Jim Matthews says:
  • Dear Sir,
    I am 64 years of age on 15 September 2014 and have been a nature lover all of my life. At this later stage of life I find it very painful to continue my usual hill and country walks, your wonderful machine would once again make this possible.
    I cannot believe all of the negative comments that short sighted people have been making about your wonderful invention, your Ziesel is just a tool, a very wonderful tool, but still a tool. Just as any other tool, Car, motorcycle or a power boat, it depends on the user or abuser, and we have laws to govern abuse of such things.
    I would purchase your Ziesel today if I could afford it, as it would have such a beneficial effect on my quality and standard of life, unfortunately I am on a basic pension and it is beyond my reach. (Do you use Hire Purchase agreements?).
    I live in the english countryside at the base of a hill with a national Park walkway, in a small village called Ingleby Arncliffe, North Yorkshire, in which quite a few elderly people also live. I will pass on the information to my niehbours as I am quite sure they may be interested and be in a more substantial financial position than my self.
    Please keep up the good work, Ziesel is a really revolutionary vehicle which could benefit very many. If you wish, I would pass on the address of our local disability organisation and mybe they will include Ziesel onto their product supply list.
    Yours sincerely, Gerald Tindale.

    Mr. Gerald Tindale says:

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