Powerful motor delivers eight task controls: five variable speeds, plus crushed ice, smoothie and auto pulse settings. Specially designed contoured pitcher and surgical-grade stainless steel blades create a powerful vortex that produces an exceptionally uniform mixture. BPA-free co-polyester pitcher, marked with graduated measurements. Lid has removable insert for adding ingredients. Easy-to-read LCD timer. Built-in cord storage. Die-cast metal base.