KitchenAid® Artisan® 5-Speed Blender includes a shatter resistant, 56-ounce polycarbonate jar. Artisan® series blender is the most powerful premium blender! This blender has 0.9HP motor to stir, chop, mix, puree, liquefy, crush ice and pulse at any speed. Easy to clean one-piece jar design is dishwasher safe. The base is a durable die-cast metal. Coupler is steel reinforced for continuous blending. Intelli-speed™ motor control automatically works to keep speed constant through thick ice cream drinks and thin broths. Maintains optimal speed for each setting. Motor starts at a lower speed to pull food into the blade then quickly increases speed to selected setting which allows for hands-free operation. Smooth, clean touch control pad is easy to wipe clean. Stainless steel blade is positioned on four different planes for fast, thorough blending. Stay-put lid with ingredient cup. 1 year warranty. Made in USA.