Here are AR’s Best New (and Newish) Appliances for November 2014:
Breville Scraper Mixer Pro (BEM800, RRP $599)
YouTuber Ann Reardon is Breville’s new spokesbaker for this mixing multitasker. Breville is giving away a gingerbread house baking kit valued at $200 as part of this partnership.
Bissell Bolt Ion Cordless 2-in-1 Stick Vacuum (1312G, RRP $249)
With a foldable handle for easy storage, this Bissell vac has a removable handheld cleaner for spot jobs and a 30-minute runtime from its 18-volt battery.
VS Sassoon 3Q High Performance Dryer (VSP3QA, RRP $172)
The three Qs stand for Quick, Quiet and Quality: all words to describe the styling this premium hairdryer offers discerning users.
Dishlex Stainless Steel Freestanding Dishwasher (DSF6305X, RRP $849)
Five wash programs, including a convenient one-touch automatic washing option, make a simple and reliable dishwasher. Also available with a white fascia for RRP $789.
Kenwood Chef Sense XL (KVL6020T, RRP $899)
This appliance features a 6.7-litre mixing bowl and includes a Thermo resist blender, incorporating Kenwood’s unique MultiZone blade technology, and a multi-food grinder attachment.
Ariston 8-kilogram Futura (WMG 829 B AUS, RRP $999)
This machine carries the Woolmark Platinum Care seal of approval, meaning consumers can wash woollen clothes in it. Among the other 15 washing programs are an eco fast wash, an anti-stain wash and an anti-allergy cycle.
Kambrook Blitz2Go Active (KBL63, RRP $49.95)
Maintaining the same blend-in-the-bottle functionality as the original Blitz2Go, this new silver and white design should appeal to a brooder consumer base.
Miele KM 23xx Series Gas Cooktop (RRP from $1,799)
Available in 60-, 77- and 90-centimetre above bench varieties and a 90-centiment flush mount model, these gas hobs are the perfect complement to Miele’s Generation 6000 integrated cooking range.
“Rangecraft Rangehoods will revolutionise the recirculating rangehood market in Australia, allowing residents to enjoy the benefits of clean air inside their homes without the need for an externally ducted rangehood,” said John Keating from Qasair.
Sunbeam Tower Fan with Night Mode (FA7250, RRP $99)
This 90-centimetre fan has a 70-degree oscillation and three speed settings. There is a timer for up to 8 hours and blackout mode, meaning all the lights are turned off, which is ideal for sleep-time operation.