Create a virtually limitless number of smoothies, soups, frozen desserts and more with the flip of a blender switch. The Vitamix TurboBlend? VS has a powerful 2 peak motor that propels precision crafted, stainless-steel blades up to 240 mph. With metal-to-metal container-to-base coupling, even the toughest ingredients are no match for this shatter-proof container. Juice, blend, chop, emulsify, heat, whip, knead, cook, whisk or powder; the Vitamix machine?s surpassed engineering puts a new spin on healthy eating and encourages flexibility and creativity in the kitchen. This fashion-forward gourmet blending machine is fingerprint-resistant and easy-to-clean. Included with this Vitamix machine are a ?Live Fresh? recipe book and a ?Let?s Get Started!? DVD instructional video.