The KitchenAid Artisan Power Blender, 5KSB7068, is a Power Series Professional Grade Blender. Consider a powerful 3.5 HP Motor which powers and blends quickly through any tough ingredient, with smoother results. How about 11 speeds of precision dialed options with Pulse, Boost and self-cleaning options. Then there is a 2.6 Liter and BPA FREE dishwasher safe Jar with a soft touch removable handle grip. This is designed and engineered to optimize the blender’s performance and comfort. For those thick blends, a unique flex edge tamper which pushes the ingredients onto the blending vortex and scrapes the side of the jar while blending it to perfection. Let’s not forget the Asymmetric stainless steel blades which blend using 4 different angles to pull ingredients into the blending vortex, for exceptional results. The Artisan Power Blender knows no fear of blending anything such as tough whole fruits and vegetables. Finish off with a Premium die-cast case, and exciting new color options only KitchenAid can make, and you have the Ultimate Power Blender.