The latest freestanding washing machines to join the range are the WHT814LUK, WHT914LSUK and WHT1114LSUK, each of which is available in white and silver. Each model features an impressive A+++ energy rating (B for spin drying), 16 washing programmes including hand wash, wool, curtains and quick 14 minutes, plus a variable spin speed up to 1,400rpm. Other key features include an electronic display panel, 24-hour delay timer, child lock and an extra large 340mm door, which has been designed to make the machines easier to load and unload.
The WHT814LUK, which has a maximum washing capacity of 8kg and is priced from £459, has a sound level of 52dB for washing and 77dB for spinning. It measures 600mmW x 540mmD x 840mmH. Offering a generous 9kg capacity, the WHT914LSUK costs around £549 and has a 53dB sound level for washing and 76dB for spinning. It measures 600mmW x 600mmD x 840mmH. Perfect for large families, the premium WHT1114LSUK has an 11kg capacity and measures 600mmW x 625mmD x 840mmH. It is priced from £649 and offers sound levels of 59dB for washing and 76dB for spinning.
Designed to complement the WHT814LUK washing machine, the DHT81LUK condenser dryer has an 8kg capacity and is priced from £549, while the slightly smaller DHT71EUK (which matches the recently launched WHT71EUK washing machine) has a 7kg capacity. Both new condenser dryers have an A+ energy rating, a sound level of 66dB and measure 595mmW x 609mmD x 846mmH. Available in white, they offer 16 programmes including refresh, shirts, jeans and gym as well as additional easy iron and cooling down options. The DHT71EUK is priced around £429.
Smeg’s product training and development manager Joan Fraser says: “These exciting new additions to our freestanding laundry portfolio offer unbeatable value in terms of price, performance, capacity and energy savings.”