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Drive Medical Scout Spitfire Scooter Review

Drive Medical Scout Spitfire Electric Scooter

It’s hard when you’re not able to walk around places. And have to depend on others for mobility.

In situations like these, Spitfire Scout 4 Wheel electric scooter is a product you can depend on.

This electric scooter promises comfort and safety while making the riding experience effortless.

For daily use and mobility in normal life. This electric scooter is worth considering.

In this review, we’ll discuss complete features of this electric scooter to help you decide if this product is a perfect match for you or not.

Portability and Easy Assembly/Disassembly

One of the best perks of choosing Spitfire 4 scout electric scooter is its easy assembly and disassembly.

This scooter comes in five manageable pieces which can be reassembled without putting much effort.

For that reason, you can use this scooter in daily routine and also take it with you, wherever you are go.

After the disassembly, the heaviest piece is the front section of the scooter which weighs around 39lbs. So putting it in the car trunk won’t be a problem for anyone.

Overall, the scooter has the dimensions of 42.5 x 20.5 x 36 inches and weighs 94 pounds.

Drive Medical Scout Spit Fire 4 Wheel Scooter

Advanced Features

The Spitfire electric scooter is equipped with many advanced option that contribute a lot towards user’s comfort.

First of all, it has the height adjustable swiveling seat with fold down backrest function.

Along with that, the adjustable padded armrests of the seat also increase the comfort level of this scooter.

Besides the seat, it also has wrap around handle which makes it easy to control the bike and make turns.

This Delta shaped tiller can also be adjusted according to user height and operated even with low dexterity. So, the elders have the convenience of using it easily without being worried about making a lot of movements.

Along with that, this electric mobility scooter is equipped with electromagnetic brakes. These breaks make it easier for elders to control the scooter in case of emergency stops.

Comfortable Ride and easy mobility

Comfortable ride experience and portability are the two main highlights of this product. They alone make it worth the money.

The seat is designed to be 16.5 inches wide providing the rider enough space to comfortably sit on. While the arm rests are well padded and adjustable.

You can also adjust the backrest of the seat with ease.

Floor-to-Seat Height of this electric scooter is around 19 inches. It provides enough leg space and room for easy sitting.

Both front and rear wheels are 8″ x 2″ Flat-free anti-tip wheels. These wheels not only remove the trouble of flat tires but also contribute to a peaceful ride.

Batteries and power

Scout Spitfire electric scooter

The Scout Spitfire is powered by two 12V * 12 AH batteries that are included with the scooter.

12 AH might not sound like a whole lot of power. But considering the slower speeds a mobility is supposed to travel at. The batteries are adequate to last you a day.

These batteries are rechargeable with a 2A charger that also comes with the scooter.

9 Miles Range

Drive Medical Scout Spitfire provides a max range of around 9 miles after a single charge.

This keeps the scooter going when you won’t!

4.25 MPH Top Speed

The Scout Spitfire can travel at a top speed of 4.25 MPH.

There’s surely is nothing exciting about this speed. Which is just the reason why it’s perfectly safe and appropriate for the elderly.

So for that age group. This speed is perfectly appropriate.

Scooter Weight and Weight Capacity

Drive Medical Scout Spitfire disassembled parts

The scooter has an overall weight of 94lbs.

The base of the scooter weighs 58 lb while the battery and the battery and seat weighs 20 lb and 16 lb respectively. Front section, being the single heaviest part, weighs around 39 lbs.

The scout spitfire is designed for use by individuals weighing up to 300 lbs. Which pretty covers most of the people of the targeted age group for this product.

Optional Accessories

You can attach several accessories or accessory holders with the Drive Medical Scout Spitfire.

Such as an oxygen tank. Specifically for users that suffer from conditions like asthma. Or for a much common use. You can attach a crutch or a basket. So you may carry more while you travel.

Warranty

The Drive Spit Fire is also backed by the manufacturer’s warranty.

The Scooter frame comes protected under lifetime warranty. Other than that, the spit fire electronic components and batteries can be claimed under warranty within 12 months.

Easy Modifications

There are a couple of modifications you can make on this electric scooter. One of which is the customized control panel.

You can choose different colors for this panel. If you feel like standing out from the crow. Also in case of any scratches, you can easy remove those panels and replace them with new ones easily.

Another modification is getting a bigger battery of 20Ah . Doing that would increase the max range of your electric scooter and decrease you would have to charge it less often.

Other Specifications

Dimensions: 42.5″ (L) x 21.5″ (W)

Ground Clearance: 2.5 inches

Turning Radius: 53.75 inches

Controller: CTE 45A

Climbing Angle: 6 degrees

Pros:

  • Easy assembly and disassembly
  • Safe ride with 4.5 MPH top speed
  • 9 Miles max range with 12Ah battery while the 20Ah battery increases the max range to 15 Miles.
  • Comfortable and smooth riding experience
  • Comes with life time frame and one year battery plus controller warranty.
  • Light weight
  • Easy to transport
  • Delta shaped, wrap around handle
  • Weight capacity of 300 lbs.
  • Electromagnetic brakes

Cons

  • Proper Suspension system is not available


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