This attractive blender boasts a 3.5 horsepower motor along with a three-dimensional, 8-blade assembly and 360-degrees blending system. This combination breaks down and ruptures ingredients cell walls to release dense nutrients that are otherwise trapped. This greatly increases the percentage of phytonutrients and vitamins to get into the blood stream and be absorbed by the body. Not only powerful, this blender also features innovative heating element that allows you to make variety of dishes from ice cream to hot soup. Features nine preset programs, four of which are cooking (heating) modes as well as 9 manual speed settings and up to 24 hour timer.