By Patrick Avenell
A recent Siemens launch event for its new iQ 800 Master Class laundry appliances produced much chivalry amongst Victorian dealers, with staff and management from Spartan Electrical and E&S Trading both getting into the swing of things - much like the cycles on the new washing machine and dryer.
Luke Maslin (Bosch Siemens Home Appliances), Richard Woodmason (BSH), Kaye Sinclair (E&S), Mike Sinclair (E&S), Rob Sinclair (E&S), Raeleen Brown (BSH), Jean Foo (BSH) and Angela Manopoulos (BSH).
Chris and Peter Tsoutouras (Spartan Electrical) with Rob Sinclair and Mark Meldrum (E&S).
The Siemens iQ 800 Master Class washing machine (WM16Y890AU, RRP $2,799) has an 8-kilogram capacity and features the new i-Dos automatic detergent dosage system, which is integrated into the appliance. It has a 5-star water rating and a 4-star energy rating.
Its laundry mate is the iQ 800 Master Class heat pump dryer (WT48Y780AU, RRP $2,699), which has a 7-kilogram capacity and 'activeAir' technology to dry larger items gently and low temperatures. This model has 6-star energy rating.
So popular were these two new appliances at the launch, one industry legend couldn't help but show his appreciation:
Rob Sinclair with the new Master Class laundry set from Siemens.