Made in the USA, the Blendtec Designer 725 Blender in Gun Metal brings the quality, power and durability of professional quality blenders to your kitchen. With six pre-programmed cycles, you can quickly and easily blend smoothies, vegetables, soups or ice cream. It even has a turbo pulse when you need an extra burst of power. The blender with a brain from Blend tec also identifies problems when you're blending such as overheating or air pockets. Then, the Blendtec display tells you how to easily fix these problems. Backed by an eight year warranty from Blendtec with normal use and proper care.