Blend your best-tasting smoothies with the blender that delivers smooth results on tough ingredients. This blender is great for all of your best-tasting creations with 3 Preset Recipe Programs: Ice Crush, Icy Drinks, and Smoothie. Or, control the taste and texture to fit your personal preference with the 5-speed variable speed dial. The Soft Start® Feature starts the motor at a slower speed to pull food into the blade then quickly increases to the selected speed setting to avoid splatter. It also features Intelli-Speed® Motor Control, which senses contents and maintains the optimal speed to power through all ingredients.