Zanussi unveils extra-large capacity cookersCooker models have 'up to 71 litres of oven space'

09 May 2010

Zanussi freestanding cookers

Zanussi's latest collection of freestanding cookers offer an extra large main oven capacity of 'up to 71 litres'.

The Italian manufacturer has launched a new range of 50cm, 55cm and 60cm gas and electric freestanding cookers, all offering an 'extra-large capacity' in their main oven compartments allowing you to cook more food at once.

Zanussi freestanding cookers

Its top-of-the-range model is the Zanussi ZCV663M electric freestanding cooker, which is available now. The cooker comes in stainless steel for an expected price of £649, or white (model ZCV663MWC) for £599.

It has a four-zone ceramic hob top, double multifunction oven and grill compartments, and a main oven compartment sized at 67 litres, according to Zanussi - while some of the other freestanding cooker models in the range can accommodate up to 71 litres in their main oven. Most freestanding cookers have main oven compartments with 55-60 litre capacities.

Other features of the freestanding cookers in the new collection include an 'A-10%' energy rating in the main oven - equivalent to 10% better than a traditional 'A' energy efficiency rating - catalytic liners, double-glazed doors with 'large viewing windows', multiple cooking options and 'easy access' controls.

Which? first impressions

Which? cookers expert Matt Stevens said: 'These new Zanussi models come with a few interesting features. Multi-function cooking (cooking using a variety of heat sources in combination such as the oven and grill at the same time) offers users more flexibility in what they cook and how they cook it. 

'And the main oven capacity offered is large - 71 litres is above average for a freestanding cooker - offering plenty of room for a big Christmas turkey.'

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